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A 17-year-old girl has been left in a critical condition after a collision in Overcombe near Weymouth.
She was injured in the collision between a black BMW 320 and a black VW Golf on Preston Beach Road at around 8.30 last night.
The girl - believed to be a front-seat passenger in the BMW - was cut out of the vehicle by emergency services and taken to Southampton Hospital.
Three others were injured - the 19-year-old male driver of the BMW and a 17-year-old passenger in the rear seat as well as the 59-year-old female driver of the Golf who suffered a serious neck injury. They were all taken to Dorset County Hospital.
Police are appealing for witnesses. Sergeant Joe Pardley of Dorset Police said:
I am appealing to anyone who saw the collision or manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the incident to contact me.
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Police searching for a man missing from Weymouth for five days say they have found a body.
46-year-old Phillip Cruise was last seen outside his home in Mill Street at 11am on Friday July 29, and the alarm was raised after he failed to turn up at work.
A police helicopter had been bought in to try and locate him, but today officers said they had recovered the body of a man in Buckland Ripers, near Weymouth.
Formal identification is yet to take place, but the body is believed to be that of Mr Cruise. His next of kin have been informed.
His death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroner has been informed.
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