Witness appeal after collision near Poole

11 March 2016

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a road traffic collision near Poole – with two men being arrested.

At around 7.25pm on Wednesday 9 March 2016, a red Chrysler Voyager collided with the central reservation close to the Bakers Arms roundabout on the Upton bypass.

A search of the area was carried out with support of the NPAS helicopter to locate one of the suspected occupants.

No one was injured in the collision.

A 40-year-old man from Wareham was arrested on suspicion of driving offences and a 23-year-old man from London was arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking and possession of a class A drug. Both are on police bail until the beginning of May 2016 pending further enquiries.

Investigations Officer Adam Carter, of Dorset Police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or manner of driving of the vehicle beforehand to contact me on 101.”

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 9:387. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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