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Crash near Dorchester leave man with life-threatening injuries

Two vehicles were involved in a collision on Westleaze, near Charminster

Author: Faye TryhornPublished 25th May 2023

A man’s been left with life-threatening injuries, following a two vehicle crash near Dorchester.

Police were called to Westleaze, near Charminster, at around 7.15am yesterday (Wednesday 24th May).

A blue Land Rover Discovery and a Royal Mail van were involved in the collision.

The Land Rover driver, a local man in his 20s, was taken to hospital by air ambulance with life-threatening injuries.

The van driver suffered minor injuries, but also went to hospital.

Police Sergeant Gareth Thomas, of the Roads Policing Team, said:

“An investigation is underway and I would ask anyone who witnessed the collision, or manner of driving of either vehicle in the moments leading up to it, to please get in touch.

“Also, I would ask motorists who were travelling in the area with a dashcam fitted to their vehicle to please check for any footage to help my enquiries.

“Finally, I would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding during the road closure.”

If you can help with any information, you can contact Dorset Police 101, or email scit@dorset.pnn.police.uk, quoting reference number 55230079490.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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