Man killed and four injured in fatal crash in Wool

Man killed and four injured in fatal crash in Wool

Published by The Wessex FM News Team at 6:37am 6th July 2020.

Dorset Police are investigating a fatal collision in Wool.

Police was called at 5.35pm yesterday (Sunday 5 July) to a report of a collision on the A352 between the Woolbridge Roundabout and Wool train station. The collision involved a black Land Rover Defender towing a caravan, a grey Hyundai Tucson and a black Ford Fiesta.

Officers attended, along with the ambulance service and fire service, and a number of casualties were treated for injuries.

A man aged in his 30s and from London was pronounced dead at the scene. His family has been informed.

Four other people were taken to Poole Hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

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Road closures were put in place to allow the emergency services to respond to the incident and for an examination of the scene to take place. 

Sergeant Rhys Griffiths, of the traffic unit, said:

“Our thoughts are with the family of the man who sadly died at this difficult time and we are carrying out a full investigation to establish the circumstances of this collision.

“I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision, or the manner of driving of any of the vehicles involved prior to it, to please contact us. I would also like to hear from anyone who may have relevant dashcam footage.

“Finally, I would like to thank members of the public for their patience and understanding during the road closures. These are absolutely necessary to enable the emergency services to deal with the incident and for a detailed examination of the scene to be carried out.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email SCIT@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 5:357.