Witness appeal following collision in Hurn

Alert message sent 08/04/2021 11:33:00

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Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision in Hurn are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

Dorset Police was called at 1.20pm on Tuesday 6 April 2021 to a report of a collision involving four vehicles in Parley Lane, close to the junction with Merritown Lane.

The vehicles involved were a black Seat Arona, a grey Kawasaki motorcycle, a grey Vauxhall Astra and a black Citroen DS3.

Officers attended, along with the ambulance service. The rider of the motorcycle – a Bournemouth man aged in his 60s – was taken to Poole Hospital for treatment to injuries that were believed to be serious but not life-threatening or life-changing.

There were no further reports of any injuries.

Road closures were put in place as emergency services responded to the incident and carried out an examination of the scene.

Police Constable Gavin Newbury, of the traffic unit, said: “We are carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances of this collision.

“I would urge any witnesses to the incident itself, or the manner of driving of the vehicles involved prior to it, to please come forward if you have not already spoken to police.

“I would also ask anyone who was driving in the area around the relevant time and has dashcam fitted to their vehicle to please check their footage for anything of relevance.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email at scit@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210053847. 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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