Woman taken to hospital after collision in West Moors

A woman in her 40s was taken to hospital after a collision in West Moors on Thursday afternoon.

Dorset Police received a report at 3.34pm on Thursday 25 May 2023 of a single vehicle collision involving a white Vauxhall Corsa on Station Road, near to the junction with Newman’s Lane.

Emergency services attended and the fire service assisted in removing the single female occupant of the car from the vehicle.

The woman, aged in her 40s, was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries. Her next of kin has been informed.

Road closures were put in place to allow the emergency services to respond to the incident and for an examination of the scene to be carried out.

Police Constable Kier Dagnall, of the traffic unit, said: “We are continuing to investigate the circumstances of this collision and I would urge any witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to please contact us.

“In particular I understand there was a boy in school uniform at the scene who may have witnessed what happened and I am keen to identify this boy so we can speak to him about what he saw.

“Finally, I would like to thank members of the public for their patience and understanding while the road closures were in place.”

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 55230080438. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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