Teenager seriously injured in Boxing Day crash in Poole

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl was seriously injured in a crash in Poole on Boxing Day.

The incident happened on Banks Road at around 1am and involved a black Mercedes and a grey BMW.

The teenager, from Poole and a passenger in the Mercedes, was taken to hospital with very serious injuries.

The driver was also taken to hospital as a precaution, Dorset Police said, while Banks Road was closed to enable officers to investigate the scene.

Inspector Craig Tatton, of the Roads Policing Team, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police to please come forward.

“Also, I would urge anyone who has dashcam fitted to their vehicle and was in the vicinity at the time to check whether they have captured anything of relevance that might assist our enquiries.

“We are aware that the road closure has an impact on the traffic and access in this area and I would like to thank members of the public for their patience and understanding while it is necessary to keep it in place to enable us to fully investigate the circumstance of the collision.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, by email to, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230201391. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously online at or by calling 0800 555 111.

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