Investigations after motorcyclist & dog walker killed in crash

Investigations are continuing into a road accident which claimed the lives of a motorcyclist, a female pedestrian and her dog.

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Investigation as motorcyclist & dog walker die in crash

Investigations are continuing into a road accident which claimed the lives of a motorcyclist, a female pedestrian and her dog. It happened near Chafey's roundabout in Weymouth at the weekend.

Rescue teams at the scene Credit: Dorset News and Pictures

Police say the motorcyclist was a 23-year-old man from Weymouth and the pedestrian was a 63-year-old woman, also from Weymouth. Their next of kin have been informed.

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Updated with pictures : two killed in tragic collision

The air ambulance was called but not needed Credit: Dorset News and Pictures

Local people have been left devastated after a motorcyclist ploughed into a pedestrian in Weymouth, killing them both.

A 63 year old woman, and her dog, were killed at the scene, as was the 23 year old bike rider.

Residents have spoken of their shock and sadness at the incident, which happened at the same spot tragic Lily-Mae Jeffries was struck in 2012 on the A354 Weymouth Way.

The road was closed from Chafeys roundabout to Swannery Bridge for around five hours as emergency services worked.

A young girl was killed in the same spot two years ago Credit: Dorset News and Pictures
The road was closed for five hours Credit: Dorset News and Pictures

Dog walker and her pet killed with motorcyclist after collision

The road was closed for several hours Credit: Dorset News and Pictures

Police say a dog walker killed along with her pet in a collision with a motorcyclist, was a 63 year old woman.

The biker, a 23 year old man, was also killed after his bike crashed into them near Chafey's roundabout in Weymouth on Saturday evening.

The air ambulance attended but all three died at the scene.

Police said the motorcyclist had been riding his bronze-coloured Honda from Westwey Road junction towards Chafeys Roundabout shortly after 5pm.

Witnesses are being sought.

Witnesses sought after two people are killed in motorbike crash

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses Credit: Dorset News and Pictures

Police investigating the deaths of a motorcyclist and a dog walker are appealing for witnesses.

The accident happened close to Chafey's roundabout near Weymouth yesterday evening just after 5pm.

A woman walking her dog was hit by a motorbike. Both they, and the motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries.

Police are asking anyone to contact them if they saw the bronze coloured motorbike in the lead up to the collision.

They are asked to contact PC Andy Loveless at Weymouth Traffic Investigation, on 101, quoting incident number I26;395

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