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Man Arrested After Preston Beach Road Crash

Preston Beach Road RTA - Weymouth Fire Station

8:32am 6th September 2016

A man has been arrested in connection with a serious injury collision in Weymouth.

The 19-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of driving offences and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries until mid-October 2016.

Police were called at around 8.30pm on Sunday 4 September 2016 to reports of a serious injury collision between a black BMW 320 and a black Volkswagen Golf in Preston Beach Road.

A 17-year-old girl, believed to be the front seat passenger in the BMW, was cut out of the vehicle by the fire service and air lifted to Southampton Hospital for treatment with serious life-threatening injuries.

The 19-year-old male driver and 17-year-old male rear seat passenger of the BMW suffered minor injuries and were taken to Dorset County Hospital for treatment.

The 59-year-old female driver of the Golf also suffered a serious, non-life threatening neck injury and was taken to Dorset County Hospital.

Officers investigating the collision are still appealing for any witnesses to the incident to get in contact.

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 4:336. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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