Woman hit by car suffers serious injuries after A31 crash this morning

A WOMAN was hit by a car and suffered serious injuries in the early hours of this morning (March 25).

The incident happened at around 3.48am and involved a grey Land Rover Evoque, a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter ambulance and a pedestrian on the eastbound carriageway of the A31, between the Woolsbridge Roundabout and the Ashley Heath Roundabout.

Emergency services attended and road closures were put in place as they responded to the incident.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 50s, was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries and the road was reopened shortly after 5am.

Sergeant Mark Scammell, of the Roads Policing Team, said: “We are carrying out a number of enquiries as we seek to establish the full circumstances of this collision and I am urging any witnesses to please contact us.

“I would also ask any motorists with dashcam fitted to their vehicle who were travelling along the A31 in the Ashley Heath area around the relevant time to please check their footage for anything that might assist our enquiries.

“Finally, I would like to thank members of the public for their patience and understanding while the road was closed.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, by email to, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 25:39.

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