Dorset Police received a report at 5.33pm on Tuesday 5 October of a collision involving a white artic lorry and a pedestrian on Ringwood Road near to The White Heather pub.
The pedestrian – a man aged in his 90s – sustained serious injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital by the ambulance service for treatment. He very sadly died in the early hours of Thursday 7 October.
Police Sergeant Mark Scammell, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the man at this difficult time.
“We are continuing to carry out an investigation into the circumstances of this collision and I would ask anyone who witnessed what happened or has relevant dashcam footage to please get in touch.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 101, quoting incident number 5:588. Or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on Freephone 0800 555 111.
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