A ROAD will be closed in Wareham this evening as police continue to investigate a fatal crash which claimed the life of three-year-old Jaiden John Mangan.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Team will be investigating the collision which happened on Thursday, March 29, in North Street.

Jaiden, also known as JJ, who died the day before his fourth birthday, was involved in a crash with a Sainsbury’s lorry at the pedestrian crossing.

Police will be carrying out a reconstruction between 6.30pm and 10pm tonight.

To ensure the safety of officers and others involved in the reconstruction, North Street will be closed to traffic. Parking will also be suspended. Pedestrians will be allowed through for access only.

Vehicle access to North Street will be closed from the roundabout at Purbeck View Mobile Home Park and at the main traffic light junction with West Street and East Street.

Traffic will be signposted via the Wareham bypass, Worgret Road, and West Street.

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: “We would like to thank residents, businesses and the public in advance for their understanding and co-operation.”