LOCAL NEWS: Witnesses sought after collision involving a teenage cyclist in Bournemouth


Police are looking for witnesses to a hit-and-run collision with a teenage cyclist on Christchurch Road in Bournemouth on 9 September 2020. 

The accident occurred at around 8.20pm on Wednesday 9 September on Christchurch Road in Bournemouth, at the junction with Colemore Road. The cyclist – a 14 year-old boy – was moving in the direction of the Iford Roundabout when he was knocked off his bike in a collision with the car. 

Following the accident the boy was taken to hospital and treated for a broken wrist and a concussion. 

The car has been described as a dark-coloured BMW, with a registration number that may start with HF56. 

Police Constable Mike Burt, of the traffic unit, said: “We are making enquiries into this collision and are keen to identify the driver of the vehicle involved.

“I would appeal to any witnesses or anyone who may have relevant dashcam footage to please come forward.

“I would also appeal to the driver involved if they see this appeal to contact us so we can take your account.”

If you have any information that might help the police with their investigation, please contact Dorset Police via their website, by email or by calling 101 and quoting occurrence number 55200135837. To report information anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit their website.


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