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Update in relation to fatal road traffic collision in Bournemouth

23 October 2019
A motorcyclist involved in a road traffic collision in Bournemouth has sadly died from his injuries.

Dorset Police received a report at 9.38pm on Wednesday 16 October 2019 of a collision involving a grey Triumph motorcycle and a pedestrian on Ringwood Road, outside of the Turbary Retail Park. 

Emergency services attended and very sadly the pedestrian – a Bournemouth woman aged in her 60s – was pronounced dead at the scene.

The motorcyclist – a Poole man aged in his 50s – was taken by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He sadly died in hospital on the night of Tuesday 22 October 2019. His family has been informed and is being supported by specially-trained officers.

Inspector Joe Pardey, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the families of both of those who have sadly died as a result of this collision.

“We are continuing to investigate the collision and I would like to reiterate our appeal for any witnesses who have not already spoken to police, or anyone with dashcam footage of the incident to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email at scit@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190163777. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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