Police release CCTV image after road crash puts two in hospital

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Officers want to identify the driver of this silver Honda Jazz

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a car, the driver of which they want to trace as investigations continue into a serious collision in Matchams Lane, Hurn.

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Two people were hospitalised – with one in a potentially life-changing condition – following the incident involving a blue Mercedes, a black Mercedes, a red Toyota Yaris, a Yamaha motorcycle and a tanker carrying human waste on Friday 24th May.

As reported in the A&T, paramedics and police responded to a call-out around 2.20pm to the scene between Raceway and Snowtrax.

The tanker driver, a 52-year-old man from Poole, was taken to Southampton General Hospital with serious leg injuries, which were described as potentially life-changing.

The driver of the blue Mercedes, a 34-year-old Eastleigh man, suffered serious spine and leg injuries and was taken by ambulance to Poole General Hospital.

A road closure was put in place for over eight hours to allow a forensic examination to be carried out.

Now officers are trying to identify the driver of a silver Honda Jazz, which was captured on CCTV as it travelled along Matchams Lane at the time of the collision.

DC Michelle Underwood, of the serious collision investigation team, said: “I believe this motorist may be a possible witness and I would ask them to get in touch.

“The investigation into this collision remains ongoing and I would ask anyone who witnessed or has dash cam footage of a blue Mercedes and black Mercedes travelling along the road immediately prior to the incident to please come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident reference number 24:233, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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