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Tank involved in serious crash near Wareham

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Published at 12:06pm 15th October 2018. (Updated at 8:10pm 15th October 2018)

There's been a serious collision near Wareham involving a military tank and a motorbike.

The crash happened at Holmebridge at 11.29am.

The injuries to the motorcyclist are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

He's at Poole Hospital with a suspected broken arm and leg.

Road closures were put in place to allow emergency services to deal with the incident.

Police Sergeant Mark Scammell, of the traffic unit, said:

"I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the manner of driving or riding of either vehicle prior to the collision, or anyone who saw the collision and has not yet spoken with officers, to please contact Dorset Police.

"I would also ask anyone with any relevant dashcam footage to come forward."

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting incident number 15:131. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via

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