CRASH UPDATE: Sixpenny Handley accident claims victim's life

CRASH UPDATE: Sixpenny Handley accident claims victim's life

Published by Henrietta Creasey at 1:46pm 8th February 2020.

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A woman who sustained life-threatening injuries in a collision last weekend has died.

The collision happened at around 6pm on Saturday 1st February on the B3081 about 300m south of Handley Cross roundabout.

It involved three vehicles, a red VW Up, a black Audi A3 and a green Isuzu Pick-up.

A 37-year-old woman from Ringwood, who was at the wheel of the VW, was taken to Southampton General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

In a statement today Dorset Police announced,

"She very sadly died on the morning of Friday 7 February 2020. Her family has been informed."

The male passenger in the VW sustained serious injuries.

The occupants of the Audi, one adult and two children, had minor injuries and the male driver of the Isuzu also sustained minor injuries.

Sergeant Nikki Burt, of the traffic unit, said: 

“Our thoughts are with the woman’s family and friends at this very difficult time.

“I am continuing to investigate this collision and am renewing my appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision and any motorists who have relevant dashcam footage to please come forward.”


Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email at or by calling 101, quoting incident number 1:407. 

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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