Poole Motorcyclist Dies Day After Crash

A Poole man's died in hospital - the day after his motorbike was in a crash with a car.

It happened on Sunday morning (24 July) on the A350 at Spetisbury near Blandford.

The man was flown to Southampton General with serious head injuries, but died on Monday night.

At 10.50am on Sunday 24 July, police were called to the collision at Spetisbury, involving a red and black Suzuki motorcycle and a silver Honda Civic car.

The motorcyclist, a man from Poole in his thirties, was taken by air ambulance to Southampton General with very serious head injuries. He died in hospital on Monday evening (25 July).

His family are being supported by specially trained officers.

The driver of the Honda Civic, a woman in her thirties and from Blandford, was uninjured.

Police Sergeant Mark Farrow, of Dorset Police's Traffic Unit, said: 

"It is with sadness to report the motorcyclist has died as a result of his injuries. Family liaison officers are supporting his family at this difficult time.

"I am appealing for witnesses to the collision or the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the incident to please come forward."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 24:162.

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