Man facing death by dangerous driving charge after fatal crash in Wool

Following a three vehicle collision, in which a man in his 30s died, a 41 year old Bournemouth man is to appear in court for an offence of causing death by dangerous driving.

The incident happened nearly 18 months ago in 2020 on the first weekend after the reopening of the hospitality sector as Covid lockdown restrictions eased in England.

Advertisement 

Dorset Police were called at 5.35 pm on Sunday 5th July 2020 to a report of a collision on the A352 between the Woolbridge Roundabout and Wool railway station.

Police road closed sign

“A man aged in his 30s and from London was very sadly pronounced dead at the scene

Dorset Police said:

“The collision involved a black Land Rover Defender towing a caravan, a grey Hyundai Tucson and a silver Ford Fiesta.

“Officers attended, along with the ambulance service and fire service, and a number of casualties were treated for injuries.

“A man aged in his 30s and from London was very sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Four other people were taken to Poole Hospital with injuries.

“Following a detailed investigation by officers, a 41 year old Bournemouth man has been issued with a postal requisition to appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Monday 20th December 2021 for an offence of causing death by dangerous driving.”

Share this story

Contact us

Do you have anything to add to this story?

We like to keep everything up-to-date, so if you know more, please help us by getting in touch.

Advertisement 

Top stories

Swanage Railway scraps plans for regular rail service to Wareham Despite years of battling to reinstate a branch line service between Swanage and Wareham in Dorset, Swanage Railway has dashed any hope of running trains up to the mainline for ... 1 month ago More Purbeck visitors urged to take trip to Brownsea 2 weeks ago Swanage to get seafront sauna and new beach cafe 1 month ago Three weeks of roadworks to begin in Corfe Castle 4 days ago New chapter in store for Corfe Castle village shop 1 month ago

Most recent

Spotlight on nature at Wareham wildlife fair Environmental groups and enthusiasts are joining together to provide information about the nature and wildlife in and around Wareham in Dorset, including ospreys. 2 hours ago Golden Labrador rescued after falling over Swanage cliff 1 day ago Hidden heart of Swanage launches new campaign to woo visitors 2 days ago Local man arrested after alleged ‘public order incident’ in Swanage 3 days ago Swanage RNLI joins night time rescue mission as yacht catches fire 3 days ago