Young woman in life-threatening condition following collision in Wimborne

A woman in her 20s was taken to hospital by the air ambulance with life-threatening injuries after a collision in Wimborne on Thursday morning.

Dorset Police received a report at 6.07am on the 28th of September 2023 of a single vehicle collision involving a white Citroen C1 on the B3082 Blandford Road near to Badbury Rings.

The female driver of the vehicle – aged in her 20s from North Dorset – was taken to hospital by the air ambulance with serious injuries. Her condition is described as life-threatening and her family has been informed.

The road was closed for most of the day while emergency services attended the incident.

Police Sergeant Dave Cotterill, of the Roads Policing Team, said: “I am carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances of this collision.

“I am appealing to any witnesses who have not already spoken to police, or anyone who have may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam footage, to please get in touch.

“Finally, I would like to thank everyone for their patience while the road closure is in place. This allows us to conduct a thorough examination of the scene.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55230153816. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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