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Witness appeal following serious injury collision near Dorchester

Alert message sent 22/03/2019 09:02:00

Information sent on behalf of Dorset Alert

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision near Dorchester.

Dorset Police was called at 10.19pm on Wednesday 20 March 2019 to reports of a single vehicle collision on the A352 Old Sherborne Road near to Herrison Road involving a black Mini.

A 66-year-old man from Sherborne sustained serious life-threatening injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital for emergency treatment. His condition remains critical.  

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident. It was reopened at 3am today, Thursday 21 March 2019. 

Inspector Joe Pardey, of the traffic unit, said: “I am appealing to anyone who was travelling along the A352 at the relevant time and either witnessed the collision or saw the Mini being driven immediately prior to the incident to please contact Dorset Police.

“I am also keen to hear from anyone who may have relevant dashcam.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email at or by calling 101, quoting incident number 20:501. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via

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Shirley Craft (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Communications and Engagement)

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