Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in West Dorset

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Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward following a fail-to-stop collision in West Dorset.

Dorset Police was called at 6.25am on Thursday 24 June 2021 to a report of a collision involving a car and a cyclist on Burton Road near to the Freshwater Beach Holiday Park in Burton Bradstock.

The cyclist – a man aged in his 30s from Bridport – sustained minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

It is reported that the vehicle left the scene.

Police Constable Mark Haseman, of West Dorset police, said: “We are carrying out an investigation into this collision to try and locate the driver of the car that failed to stop.

“I am appealing to any witnesses who have not already spoken to police to please get in touch.

“I am also really keen to hear from any motorists who were travelling in the area and may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam.”

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 occurrence number 55210100479. 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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