Man dies following serious collision in Ferndown

Alert message sent 02/10/2020 12:30:00

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A man who sustained serious injuries following a serious collision in Ferndown has very sadly died from his injuries.

 Dorset Police received a report at 3.39pm on Saturday 26 September 2020 that a yellow Alfa Romeo Spider had collided with a gate at the entrance to the Dudsbury Golf Club off the B3073 Christchurch Road.

 Officers attended, along with the ambulance service, and a man aged in his 70s from Ferndown was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

 Very sadly, he died from his injuries on the afternoon of Wednesday 30 September 2020. His family are aware and the coroner has been notified.

 Sergeant Lee Savage, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts are very much with the man’s family and loved ones at this very difficult time.

“Enquiries into this collision remain ongoing and I would appeal to any witnesses who have not yet spoken to officers to please contact Dorset Police.

“I would also ask anyone who was travelling in the area at the relevant time and has dashcam fitted to their vehicle to please check their footage for anything that might assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email SCIT@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 26:235. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111. 
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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