Appeal following serious injury collision near Blandford

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Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a woman sustained serious injuries in a collision near Blandford.

 At 9.45am on Saturday 5 December 2020 a road traffic collision occurred on the A354 in Pimperne.

 A black Citroen car was being driven southbound toward Blandford when it crossed to the offside of the carriageway and struck a wall.

 The driver, a local man aged in his 20s, sustained slight injuries and was taken to the Dorset County Hospital for treatment. His passenger, a local woman aged in her 20s, sustained serious injuries and was flown by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital. Her condition is described as serious, but stable. 

 The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving offences and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

 Police Sergeant Lee Savage, of the traffic unit, said: “I am appealing to anyone who was travelling along the A354 either at the time or before the collision to please contact Dorset Police.

“I am particularly keen to hear from any motorists who may have captured the Citroen car travelling before the incident on dashcam to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200182977. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111.
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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