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Witness appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth

Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

At approximately 12.30pm on Thursday 23 July 2020 officers attended a collision involving a silver hatchback Proton vehicle and a woman aged in her 20s on Astrid Way at the junction with The Esplanade.

It is reported that the driver was in collision with the pedestrian and then got out of his car. An altercation occurred, before the male driver got back in his vehicle and drove off.

Police Sergeant Richard Barnett, of Weymouth police, told KeeP 106: “Thankfully the victim in this incident did not sustain any injuries.

“An investigation is underway and I would urge anyone who witnessed the incident and has not already spoken to police to please get in touch.

“I am also appealing to any motorists who were travelling in the area and have a dashcam fitted to check it for any relevant footage.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200108302. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call freephone 0800 555 111

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