Bournemouth Man Dies After Petrol Station Crash

29 November 2013, 09:18 | Updated: 29 November 2013, 09:30

Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a road traffic collision in the Strouden Park area of the town.

It happened at around 4.20pm on Wednesday 6 November 2013 on the petrol station forecourt at the Co-Op store on Castle Lane West. 

An 87-year-old Bournemouth man was in collision with a lorry being driven by a 32-year-old man from Romsey, and suffered serious crush injuries to his legs. 

He was taken to Poole General Hospital for treatment, but sadly died on Sunday 24 November 2013. 


Sergeant Nikki Burt, of Dorset Police's Traffic Unit, said: 

"I am appealing for anyone with information about this incident to contact Dorset Police urgently. 

"I am keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision itself, or has information about the circumstances prior to it happening. 

"All calls will be treated in confidence." 

No arrests have been made. 

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 06:274. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.