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Witness appeal following serious injury road traffic collision in Ferndown

02 December 2019
Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision in Ferndown are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

At around 10.55am on Monday 2 December 2019 a collision occurred on New Road involving a green Land Rover Discovery and a pedestrian.

Emergency services attended and the pedestrian, a woman aged in her 80s from Ferndown, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Poole General Hospital for treatment.

The occupants of the Land Rover did not sustain any injuries.

Road closures were put in place to allow the emergency services to deal with the incident. The road was reopened at around 1.10pm.

Sergeant Lee Savage, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the injured woman and her family and we are carrying out an investigation to establish the full circumstances of this incident.

“I would urge any witnesses or anyone who may have captured the collision on dashcam to please contact us.

“Finally, I would like to thank motorists and members of the public for their patience and understanding while the road closures were in place.”

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 55190189476. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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