Salisbury man dies in Bournemouth crash

Salisbury man dies in Bournemouth crash

Published by Faye Tryhorn at 5:30am 31st July 2020.

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The motorcyclist was involved in a collision yesterday evening (Thursday 30th July).

The crash was on Wallisdown Road in Bournemouth, at the junction with Alton Road, at around 6.20pm.

A white KTM motorcycle and a red Nissan Pathfinder collided.

The crash happened on Wallisdown Road in Bournemouth

The rider of the motorbike, a man in his 20s from Salisbury passed away at the scene and his family have been informed.

The people in the Nissan suffered minor injuries.

The road had to be closed for a number of hours while investigations were carried out by Dorset Police.

Sergeant Sarah Jones, of the traffic unit, said: 

"Our thoughts are of course family of the young motorcyclist at this awful time. We are carrying out a full investigation to establish the circumstances of this collision and I would urge any witnesses to the incident, or the manner of driving of the vehicles involved prior to it, to please contact us if you have not already spoken to police.

"I am also keen to hear from anyone who may have captured the collision on dashcam."

If you can help with any information about the crash, you can contact Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 30:366.

You can also email them on SCIT@dorset.pnn.police.uk or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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