Appeal for information following fail-to-stop collision in Bridport

Alert message sent 05/07/2021 17:02:00

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Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Bridport are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

At around 5.25pm on Tuesday 22 June 2021 a collision occurred in West Street, between the mini roundabout outside the White Lion pub and the Tannery Road roundabout, involving a cyclist and a vehicle – believed to be a burgundy Citroen Berlingo. It is reported that the vehicle failed to stop at the scene.

The cyclist was knocked off his bicycle and sustained heavy bruising to his arms.

Police Constable Paul Miners, of West Dorset police, said: “We are continuing to make enquiries to try and identify the vehicle involved in this collision and I would urge anyone who witnessed what happened to please contact us.

“I would also like to appeal for anyone who may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam footage to please get in touch.”

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 55210100264. 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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