Woman in her 70s arrested after crash in Poundbury near Dorchester

A WOMAN in her 70s has been arrested after a crash in Dorchester.

The incident happened at around 3.50pm on Wednesday (July 5) at the roundabout between the junctions with Peverell Avenue West and Bridport Road.

The driver of a blue Renault Modus, a woman aged in her 70s from the Dorchester area, did not sustain any injuries in the incident, but was arrested on suspicion of a driving offence.

She has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

PC Cristopher Windows, of Dorchester police, said: “I am keen to speak with anybody who witnessed the collision or may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam footage.

“I understand a member of the public stopped to help following the incident, but left the scene prior to police arrival, and I am appealing for them to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230104602. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.