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Weymouth Motorcyclist Killed in Ridgeway Collision

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1:53pm 18th November 2013
(Updated 4:21pm 18th November 2013)

A man has been killed after his motorbike collided with a car on the Ridgeway this afternoon (18th November).

The 50 year old from Weymouth, was riding a green Kawasaki motorbike, when the accident happened at Swallows Rest near Dorchester just after 1:30pm.

He collided with a red Suzuki Swift car driven by a 52 year old man who was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Accident investigators closed the road between the football ground roundabout and the Jurassic roundabout to look over the scene for any evidence.

Dorset Police is asking for any witnesses who saw what happened to get in touch with them. They're particularly interested in finding out more about the manner of driving of the vehicles involved, prior to the collision

Anyone with information should contact PC Kevin Farenden from the Traffic Unit on 101 quoting the incident number 18:208.


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