Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Poole

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Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision in Poole are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam to come forward – with two people arrested.
Dorset Police received a report at 9.06am on Sunday 19 September 2021 of a collision involving a Talbot Motorhome and a pedestrian who was walking a dog on Compton Avenue.
The pedestrian – a man aged in his 60s from Poole – sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment. Very sadly, the dog – a West Highland Terrier – died at the scene.
Two 21-year-old men from Poole were arrested on suspicion of driving offences and have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.
Police Constable Mark Palmer, of the traffic unit, said: “We are carrying out a full investigation to establish the circumstances of this collision.
“I would urge anyone who witnessed what happened or may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam to please come forward.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210151580. 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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