Cyclist Dies After Crash With 4x4 At Bovington

A 78-year-old cyclist has died after a crash with a car near Bovington Camp army base in Wareham.

He was riding along an unnamed road between Gallows Hill and Waddock Cross at about 3.10pm yesterday (Wednesday 29 January) when his bike was in a collision with a Mitsubishi 4x4.

Both the male driver and the cyclist are believed to be from the local area.

A Dorset Police spokesman said:

"As a result of the collision the cyclist sustained injuries and was sadly declared deceased at the scene.

"The deceased male has been identified and inquiries are continuing to locate and inform his next of kin."

Anyone who saw either the cyclist or the car before the crash are asked to contact Dorset Police on 101.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Simon Beale

1am - 4am

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Simon Beale

Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Advertise Advertise in Dorset

Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.

Follow Heart on Twitter