Appeal after fatal road traffic collision near Wimborne

Alert message sent 18/03/2021 16:29:00

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Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Wimborne are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

The incident, which happened on the B3082 Blandford Road close to the turning for Kingston Lacy, was reported to police at 12.58pm on Wednesday 17 March 2021. It involved a gold-coloured Honda motorcycle.

Officers attended the scene along with the ambulance service. Sadly, the 67-year-old male motorcyclist from Poole died at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.

Road closures were put in place to enable emergency services to attend the incident and scene investigators to conduct their examination.

Police Sergeant Craig Tatton, of the traffic unit, said: “We are investigating the circumstances of the collision and I am appealing for any witnesses to the incident to please come forward.

“Also, I would urge anyone who has dashcam fitted to their vehicle to please view it to see if they have captured anything relevant that might help our investigation.

“We would like to thank members of the public for their patience and understanding while the road closures were in place.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 17:346. 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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