Police appeal after fatal road accident in Chideock
PUBLISHED: 12:28 01 September 2017 | UPDATED: 12:28 01 September 2017
Pedestrian, a local man aged 68, died at the scene after being in collision with a car
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Chideock this week.
The accident occurred at around 2.30pm on Wednesday (August 30), on North Road.
A green Ford Focus was in collision with a pedestrian – a
68-year-old local man who died at the scene.
The driver of the Ford - a 48-year-old Bridport man - was arrested on suspicion of driving offences and is currently assisting police with enquiries.
Police Inspector Joe Pardey, of the traffic unit, said: “I would urge anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the vehicle or pedestrian prior to the collision, who hasn’t already spoken to officers, to please contact Dorset Police. I would also ask for people to review any dash-cam or digital devices for any relevant footage.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email SCIT@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 30:281.