Man dies in A31 crash after car tries to over take lorry

A local man has died in a crash on the A31 in Dorset.

It happened last night between Winterbourne and Bere Regis.

A blue Subaru travelling west tried to over-take a lorry but hit a Skoda travelling east, pushing it off the road.

The driver of the Skoda died whilst the two passengers was seriously injured.

A Mercedes was also involved in the crash, being pushed into a ditch by the Skoda.

The driver of the Mercedes was uninjured.

The A31 was closed last night as Dorset Police carried out a full forensic traffic investigation.

They also believe another car may have been inconvenienced, described as a small green hatch back.

They are keen to talk to the driver of this car or to anyone else who may have witnessed the crash.

Pleased call Dorset Police on101 with any information.

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