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UPDATED: Motorcyclist dies after Poundbury crash

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Published at 3:46pm 16th September 2018. (Updated at 7:21am 17th September 2018)

A man's died following an accident in Poundbury on Friday afternoon. (15 September)

The crash happened at 4.10pm in Hessary Street and involved a yellow Hyosung motorcycle and a white Iveco van.

The air ambulance attended and the motorcyclist, a 25-year-old local man was taken to Southampton hospital with serious injuries.

He died this morning. (16 September)

Police Sergeant Mark Scammell, of the traffic unit, said: "Our thoughts are with his family at this very difficult time.

"I would like to renew our appeal for any witnesses to the collision who have not spoken with officers yet to come forward.

"I would also like to hear from anyone who saw the manner of driving of either vehicle before the incident or who has relevant dashcam footage."

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 incident number 14:333. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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