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Man dies after accident on forecourt

29 November, 2013

Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses after a man died following an accident on a forecourt.

The incident happened at around 4.20pm on Wednesday November 6 on the petrol station forecourt at the Co-op store on Castle Lane West.

An 87-year-old Bournemouth man was in collision with a lorry being driven by a 32-year-old man from Romsey, and suffered serious crush injuries to his legs.

He was taken to Poole General Hospital for treatment, but died on Sunday 24 November 2013.

Sergeant Nikki Burt, of Dorset Police’s Traffic Unit, said: “I am appealing for anyone with information about this incident to contact Dorset Police urgently.

“I am keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision itself, or has information about the circumstances prior to it happening. All calls will be treated in confidence.”

No arrests have been made.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 06:274, or they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.