Man Dies In Crash Near Wareham

Police are investigating a fatal crash near Wareham.

A silver Audi A6 collided with a tree at approximately 7.25pm on Thursday 27th December on the B3070 near to the junction with Holme Lane.

The driver, a 31-year-old man from Bournemouth, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police Constable Mark Palmer, from the Dorset Police Traffic Unit, said:

“I am appealing for witnesses and ask that they contact police as soon as possible.

“In particular I am keen to speak to anyone who may have information on the manner of driving of the Audi prior to the collision.”

Electricity cables were also damaged, cutting power to nearby properties. The road was closed for several hours to complete repairs.

The man hasn't been formally identified yet.