Appeal after collision between a tank and a motorcycle near Wareham

15 October 2018
Officers are appealing for witnesses after a collision between a tank and a motorcycle near Wareham.

Dorset Police was called at 11.29am today, Monday 15 October 2018, to the collision along the A352 at Holmebridge.

The motorcyclist sustained a suspected fracture to his arm and leg and was taken to Poole Hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-changing or life-threatening.

The driver of the Warrior tank was uninjured.

Road closures were put in place to allow emergency services to deal with the incident.

Police Sergeant Mark Scammell, of the traffic unit, said: "I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the manner of driving or riding of either vehicle prior to the collision, or anyone who saw the collision and has not yet spoken with officers, to please contact Dorset Police.

"I would also ask anyone with any relevant dashcam footage to come forward."

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email scit@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 15:131. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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