Man in his 60s killed in crash on Ringwood Road in Poole

A MAN died after a crash in Poole this morning (Monday, December 4).

The incident happened in Ringwood Road, near the junction with Dorchester Road, at around 7am.

Police said the incident involved a silver Vauxhall Astra that collided with a parked vehicle.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, the driver of the Astra – a Poole man in his 60s – was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.

Road closures were put in place as the emergency services responded to the incident and were lifted at around 10.10am.

Sergeant Gareth Thomas, of the Dorset Police Roads Policing Team, said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the man who sadly died in this collision, and we are investigating the incident to establish the full circumstances of what happened.

“I am keen to hear from any witnesses who have not already spoken to police, and I would urge anyone who was driving in the Ringwood Road area between around 7am and 8.45am on Monday 4 December 2023 to please review any available dashcam footage to see if they have captured anything of relevance.

“Finally, I would like to thank motorists for their patience and understanding while the road closures were in place.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, by email to or by calling 101, quoting incident number 4:118. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously online at or by calling 0800 555 111.

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