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Two people and a dog killed in Weymouth traffic crash

Two people and a dog have died after a traffic collision in Weymouth yesterday. Emergency services including the Dorset and Somerset helicopter were called shortly after 5pm to the A354 Weymouth Way (Chafeys Roundabout), where a female pedestrian and motorcyclist had been in a collision.

Both people died at the scene. The pedestrian's dog was also killed. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

This is the second fatal accident at this spot in the town. Back in 2012 a young child was killed after a collision with a motorbike.


78 charged with drink and drug driving offences

78 charged with drink and drug driving offences
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Dorset police have charged 78 people with drink or drug driving-related offences since the 1st June.

It's all part of the forces summer campaign that includes an increase in traffic patrols and roadside checks. Anyone charged with a drive or drug related offence before the end of the month will have their names and court appearance details released to the media.

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