Police appeal for witnesses after Charmouth crash

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OFFICERS investigating a road traffic collision near Charmouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

Dorset Police received a report at 9.32am on Saturday, October 10 of a collision involving a blue Peugeot 307 and a black Volvo V60 on the A35 at Charmouth, near to the junction with the A3052.

The driver of the Volvo – a man aged in his 60s from Bedfordshire – sustained minor injuries and was taken to Dorset County Hospital for treatment.

The Peugeot driver – a woman aged in her 50s from Devon – was uninjured.

The road was closed to allow emergency services to deal with the incident. It reopened at about 11.30am.

Police Constable Duncan Roberts, of the traffic unit, said: “We are carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding this collision and I would urge any witnesses to please get in touch.

“I am also keen to speak to any motorists who were travelling in the area and may have captured any relevant dashcam footage.

“Finally, I would like to thank motorists for their patience and understanding while the road closures were in place.”

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 10:100.

Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.

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