Poole man arrested after B3078 crash that left woman injured

A MAN was arrested after a crash which left a woman needing hospital treatment.

The incident happened on the B3078 Cranborne Road, near the Horton Inn at Horton, East Dorset, at around 2.55pm on Wednesday (May 3) and involved a red Ford Fiesta.

Police, along with the fire and ambulance services, attended the incident and freed a woman in her 40s from the vehicle.

She was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

Following enquiries at the scene, an 18-year-old man from Poole was arrested on suspicion of a road traffic offence.

PC Tom Pocock, of Dorset Police, said: “We are conducting enquiries to establish the full circumstances of this collision and I would urge anyone who witnessed the incident to please come forward.

“I am particularly keen to speak to a man in a black T-shirt who assisted the injured woman at the scene as he may have information to assist our investigation.

“Finally, I would also urge anyone who was driving in the area with dashcam fitted to their vehicle to please check their footage for anything of relevance.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230067643.