A collision involving a silver KTM motorcycle and a cyclist on Ringwood Road at the junction with Fernside Road outside the Shah of Persia has resulted in the death of the motorcyclist and serious injuries for the cyclist.
Dorset Police was called at 7.13am on Tuesday 21 December to a report of a collision in which the motorcyclist, who was in his 20s, died at the scene.
The cyclist, who is in his 50s from Poole, was taken to Poole Hospital.
Police Constable Michael Burt, of the traffic unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of those involved.
“We are carrying out an investigation to establish the full circumstances of the incident and I am appealing to any witnesses to please contact Dorset Police.
“We understand there may have been another motorcyclist in the area at the time and we would ask them to please get in touch as they may have important information to help our enquiries.
“I am also keen to hear from any motorists who were travelling in the area and may have captured the incident on dashcam footage.
“Finally, I would like to thank the public for their patience while the road closures are in place. These are absolutely necessary to allow officers to carry out a thorough examination of the scene.”
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 21:87. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call Freephone 0800 555 111.
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