AN ELDERLY pedestrian has died following a crash with a car in Poole.

At around 9.45am on Friday, June 24 a crash occurred between a blue Vauxhall Zafira and a pedestrian at the junction of Heckford Road and Wimborne Road.

Officers attended, along with the ambulance service, and the pedestrian – a man aged in his 80s – was taken to Poole Hospital for treatment to serious injuries.

It was confirmed that he died in hospital on Monday June 27. His family has been informed.

Sergeant Richard Stroud, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of the man who sadly died at this very difficult time.

“We are continuing to carry out enquiries to establish the full circumstances of this collision and I would urge any witnesses who have not already spoken to police to please get in touch.

“I would also like to hear from anyone with any dashcam footage that might assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220100960.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.