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Fatal collision on A35

Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision on the A35 between Axminster and Charmouth.

The collision occurred at around 2.30pm on Sunday 15 March 2015 at Greenway Head, near to Raymonds Hill.

A silver Toyota Prius driven by a 63-year-old man from the Lincolnshire area collided with a blue Peugeot car driven by a 28-year-old woman from the Lyme Regis area.

The front seat passenger of the Toyota car, a 59-year-old woman from the Lincolnshire area, sadly died at the scene.

The drivers of both vehicles suffered serious life changing Injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.

The road was closed for several hours whilst investigators examined the scene.

Any witnesses to the collision or the manner of driving of the vehicles involved please contact Police Constable Gareth Blaken of Weymouth traffic police on 101 quoting incident number 15:250.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 15:250. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

Pedestrian killed in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision in New Milton after a pedestrian died.

Hampshire Constabulary was called at 5.43pm last night when the collision occurred between a pedestrian and a car in Caird Avenue near the junction with Inglewood Drive.

Part of Caird Avenue was closed until approximately 9.20pm while police carried out initial enquiries at the collision scene.

The pedestrian, an 86-year-old man from New Milton, was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead. A post-mortem examination will take in due course to help establish the cause of death.

Next-of-kin have been informed. Police won't be in a position to publish the man's name until all formal identification procedures are complete.

The driver of the car, a 21-year-old man from Lymington, was not injured. He has voluntarily given an account to the police. He was not arrested.

A key line of enquiry is identifying and speaking with motorists and pedestrians who were in Caird Avenue between Ashley Road and the Tesco roundabout between 5.30pm and 5.40pm last night. Anyone who was in this area between these times could be an important witness to the collision and the circumstances immediately beforehand.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact officers from Hampshire Constabulary's Roads Policing Unit (RPU) at Totton police station by phoning 101 and quoting Operation Report. Mini-com users can phone 18001 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.


Tributes paid to motorcyclist killed in collision

Police have released the name of the motorcyclist who died following a fatal collision at Staples Cross.

A Triumph motorbike and a green Landrover Defender collided on the B2177 in Boarhunt at 1,30pm on Monday, December 22nd.

Sadly 37 year-old Robert McQueen from Port Solent died at the scene.

Mr McQueen's family have paid tribute to him and said: "Rob was a father to four children and he will be greatly missed always. He was a hard working enthusiastic biker and gadget man, a devoted family man, and loyal friend who will be forever missed by everyone who knew him".

The circumstances of the collision are being investigated.

Mourners pay touching tribute to Lily and Abbey

Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers died after a car crash in Lyndhurst

A memorial service has been held for two teenage girls who were killed in a car crash in the New Forest a week ago.

Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers, both aged nineteen, died when the car in which they were passengers smashed into a wall in Lyndhurst.

Today family and friends gathered at nearby Boltons Bench for the ceremony including a minute's applause to celebrate their lives. Richard Slee reports.

Hundreds of people gather at memorial for Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers

Memorial service to be held for Lily and Abbey

Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers died in a crash last weekend Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

A memorial service will be held today for two teenage girls who died in a car crash in the New Forest.

Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers, born on the same day 19 years ago, died together when the car in which they were passengers smashed into a wall.

It happened in Gosport Lane at Lyndhurst last Saturday morning. The 21-year-old driver and another girl were injured and taken to Southampton General Hospital.

Investigations into how the incident happened are continuing.

Woman died at scene after being hit by a car

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision in Abingdon.

At about 5pm on 26 November, a Ford Focus and a pedestrian were in collision on the A4183 Oxoford Road, Lodge Hill, Abingdon.

The pedestrian, an 81-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed to Lodge Hill roundabout until about 8.30pm

If you have any information about the collision then please contact investigating officer, Sgt Sharon Scarffe via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.


Fatal crash in Royal Wootton Bassett

A man has died following a road traffic collision in Royal Wootton Bassett.

The incident took place at 5.25pm last night outside The Old Nick pub on Station Road.

A grey Fiat Punto was in collision with a 78 year-old man from Royal Wootton Bassett.

The man was taken to Great Western Hospital in Swindon with life threatening injuries but sadly died this morning as a result of his injuries.

Wiltshire Police would like to hear from anyone who was on Station Road last night immediately before the incident or anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

Witness appeal after fatal collision near Alton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision near to Alton yesterday evening.

It happened on the B3349 at Shalden at 7.53 pm.

A black Audi S5 was discovered extensively damaged; the vehicle had collided with a tree. The 40-year-old male driver from Hook died of his injuries at the scene.

Roads Policing Officers at Whitchurch would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the vehicle before or after the collision.

In particular, officers would like to speak to two women drivers who stopped at the scene to assist.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the investigation team quoting Operation Martello on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Fatal crash on M26 in Kent

Kent Police is appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision on the M26.

At 4.55pm on 23 August, a grey Citroen C2 was travelling along the London-bound carriageway at Kemsing when it went off the road and collided with the bank.

The driver and only occupant of the vehicle, a London man in his 30s, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is not believed any other vehicle was involved but officers from the Kent Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit ask anybody who witnessed the collision or saw the vehicle prior to the incident to call 01622 798538.

Driver of motorhome dies after collision with truck

Dorset police officers are appealing for witnesses after a fatal crash on the A31, outside Wimborne service station.

The collision happened between a grey and white Fiat Autorail motorhome and a yellow DAF tipper truck.

Sadly, the driver of the motorhome, a man in his 60s from Fareham, died at the scene. His wife, a woman in her 60s and the driver of the tipper truck were taken to hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 24:126.

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