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20-year-old local man dies in Dorset tractor crash

Anyone with information or dash cam footage on the collision is asked to call police on 101.

Police are appealing for witnesses, after a 20-year-old local man died in a crash in Dorset.

Officers, fire and ambulance services were called to Chedington Lane in Mosterton at 18:24 GMT last night (21/07), after reports of a collision involving a small Harvester tipper tractor.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and his next of kin have been informed.

Whilst emergency services investigate the incident, the road has remained closed.

Police Sergeant Sarah Jones, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man involved at this very difficult time.

“An investigation is underway into this collision and I would urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has relevant dashcam footage to assist my enquiries, to please get in touch.

“I would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding while the road closure is in place. It is absolutely necessary to allow us to carry out a thorough examination of the scene".

Anyone with information is asked to call Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number: 21:443.

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