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Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Wimborne

22 June 2018
Officers are appealing for the public’s help to trace a vehicle that was involved in an injury fail-to-stop collision in Wimborne.

At 7.35pm on Monday 18 June 2018 a road traffic collision occurred at Broomhill crossroads, at the junction of Colehill Lane and Pilford Lane.

A silver saloon car failed to stop at the junction at the end of Colehill Lane and collided with a black Mini Cooper travelling toward Holt.

The driver of the silver car failed to stop at the scene and continued toward Holt along Harts Lane.

The driver of the Mini – a local woman aged in her 20s – was taken to hospital for treatment to a broken wrist. 

Enquiries are underway to identify the other driver and vehicle involved.

Police Constable Mike Burt, of East Dorset police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the area at the relevant time and witnessed this collision, or either vehicle immediately before or after the incident, to please contact Dorset Police.

“The car that failed to stop is described as similar in size to a Volkswagen Jetta and will have sustained significant damage to the driver’s side.

“If you suspect the vehicle or driver involved please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180094035. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org. 


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