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Witness appeal following collision near Sherborne

Alert message sent 09/04/2019 09:32:00

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Officers investigating a road traffic collision near Sherborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

At around 5.55am on Friday 5 April 2019 a two-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the A352 at Middlemarsh, near to the Hunters Moon public house. The vehicles involved were a blue Ford Focus estate that was travelling toward Dorchester and a grey Volkswagen Passat travelling in the opposite direction.

The drivers of both vehicles sustained injuries that required hospital treatment. Their injuries are not believed to be life-changing or life-threatening.

Police Constable James Curtis, of Dorchester Police, said: “We are continuing to investigate this collision and I would like to hear from any witnesses to the incident or the manner of driving of the vehicles involved prior to it.

“I would also urge any motorists who were travelling in the area at the relevant time with dashcam fitted to their vehicles to check their footage.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190050988. 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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