Witness appeal following collision near Corfe Mullen

13 November 2018
Officers investigating a collision near Corfe Mullen are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

At 5.55pm yesterday, Monday 12 November 2018, Dorset Police received a report of a road traffic collision involving a black VW Golf and a pedestrian on Wimborne Road, at the junction with Wayground Road.

The pedestrian, a 52-year-old local man, sustained serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital. His condition is describe as critical but stable.

The driver of the Golf was uninjured. 

Road closures were put in place on Wimborne Road between the Lake Gates roundabout and Higher Merley Lane to allow the emergency services to deal with the incident and for an examination of the scene. They were reopened just before 1am today, Tuesday 13 November 2018.

Police Sergeant Craig Tatton, of the traffic unit, said: “I would like to thank motorists for their patience and understanding while the road closures were in place.

“I am keen to hear from anyone who was travelling along Wimborne Road at the relevant time and may have seen the vehicle or pedestrian involved immediately prior to the incident.

“I would also ask anyone who was travelling in the area and may have relevant dashcam footage to please make contact.”

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 incident number 12:350. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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