Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision on roundabout in Poole

19 April 2019
Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fail-to-stop injury collision on a roundabout in Poole.

At 10.36pm yesterday, Thursday 18 April 2019, officers were called to reports of a road traffic collision on the LV= roundabout on Poole Road involving a cyclist and a small car, possibly a Peugeot 106.

It is reported the driver of car initially stopped but then got back into his car and drove away before officers arrived at the scene. He is described as aged in his 70s, white and was wearing glasses and a black eye patch over his right eye.

The cyclist – a 17-year-old local boy – sustained what is believed to be minor injuries and was taken to Poole Hospital for an X-ray on his ankle. 

Police Constable Hannah Loveridge, of Poole police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or may have captured it on dashcam to please contact me.

“I would also urge the driver involved to please make contact so we can establish the circumstances of this incident.”

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 55190058774. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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