Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a serious road traffic collision in Weymouth.
The incident, which happened in Dorchester Road, was reported to police at 5.43 p.m. on Wednesday 13 December 2023. It involved a blue Mitsubishi car, driven by a man in his 60s and from Hertfordshire, and a female pedestrian.
Officers and the ambulance service attended the scene, and a road closure was put in place.
The pedestrian, a local woman in her 70s, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police Sergeant Richard Stroud, of the Roads Policing Team, said: “We are conducting a full investigation into the circumstances of the incident.
“I am appealing for any witnesses to the collision who have not already spoken with officers to please come forward.
“Also, I am keen to hear from anyone who has a dashcam fitted to their vehicle and was in the area at the time to check whether they may have captured anything of relevance that might assist our investigation.
“Finally, I would like to thank motorists for their patience and understanding during the road closure.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email at [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting incident number 13:445. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.
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