Officers investigating a road traffic collision in Gillingham are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

Dorset Police received a report at 10.43am on Sunday 13 February 2022 of a collision involving a black Mercedes Benz and a pedestrian at the Esso petrol station forecourt in Chantry Fields.

The pedestrian – a local man aged in his 80s – sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

Police Constable Kier Dagnall, of North Dorset police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the petrol station at the time and may have witnessed what happened to please come forward.

“I would also like to hear from any motorists in the vicinity who may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam to help my investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220024980. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111.

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