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Man dies after road accident

Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision in the Henstridge area of North Dorset. The incident happened at 4.44pm on Thursday 13 November 2014 on the A30 Shaftesbury Road at Five Bridges between Shaftesbury and Henstridge. A grey Fiat Punto was being driven toward Shaftesbury when it lost control, mounted the nearside grass verge and went into a hedge. The driver of the car, a 65-year-old man from Sherborne, was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Yeovil Hospital. He sadly died later that day. The A30 was closed between the Henstridge traffic lights and Stour Hill Cross for around two hours to allow for a thorough examination of the scene.

Three donkeys die in road collision

Police in the New Forest are trying to trace a tall-sided white van after a road collision in the New Forest, which left three donkeys dead.

It is believed to have happened between 5am and 5.30am on Monday, November 3, at Roger Penny Way in Brook

The person who reported the collision indicated a white van with its offside headlight askew was in the area at the time. The van was heading towards Fordingbridge.

Police would like to take this opportunity to remind drivers to take extra care on rural roads in the New Forest overnight. Animals may be crossing roads in the National Park and the road surface may attract animals as it retains heat during the evening, unlike grassy surfaces.


Man airlifted to John Radcliffe hospital after car accident

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision in Buckinghamshire.

At about 6.30am on 3 November, a yellow Nissan Kubistar van and a silver Suzuki Swift car were in collision in Mentmore Road near to the junction with Mentmore Golf and Country Club.

The driver of the Nissan Kubistar, a 38-year-old man sustained serious injuries. He was airlifted to the John Radcliffe Hospital where he is in a stable condition.

A passenger in the Nissan Kubistar, a 45-year-old man also sustained serious injuries. He was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge where he is in a critical condition.

Two other men who were passengers in the Nissan were treated at the scene.

The driver of the Suzuki Swift, a 22-year-old man sustained serious injuries. He was taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital by land ambulance.

An investigation into the circumstances of how the collision occurred has been commenced by the Roads Policing Unit at Milton Keynes.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have seen either vehicle prior to the collision should contact Thames Valley Police on the non emergency number 101 and quote the URN 125 (3/11).

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.

Man arrested after pedestrain suffers serious injuries

Police are investigating a serious road collision on the Isle of Wight which left a 78-year-old man with life threatening neck injuries.

A Ford Transit van was travelling along Stroud Road, towards the junction with Camp Road, in Freshwater when it turned right and collided with a pedestrian.

The pedestrian is currently in hospital being treated for his neck injuries.

The van driver, a 27-year-old man from Totland, was arrested on suspicion of driving without due care and attention and was bailed until May.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Roads Policing Unit at Shanklin on 101.