Update following serious road traffic collision in Ferndown

Alert message sent 07/10/2021 12:24:00

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A man has sadly died from his injuries sustained following a road traffic collision in Ferndown.
Dorset Police received a report at 5.33pm on Tuesday 5 October 2021 of a collision involving a white artic lorry and a pedestrian on Ringwood Road near to The White Heather pub.
The pedestrian – a man aged in his 90s – sustained serious injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital by the ambulance service for treatment. He very sadly died in the early hours of Thursday 7 October 2021.
Police Sergeant Mark Scammell, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the man at this difficult time.
“We are continuing to carry out an investigation into the circumstances of this collision and I would ask anyone who witnessed what happened or has relevant 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 incident number 5:588. 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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