A devastating incident unfolded near Bournemouth Airport, resulting in the tragic death of a 16-year-old boy who was struck by a car.
The fatal collision occurred on Parley Lane, Christchurch, shortly before 9:40 pm yesterday. Despite the prompt response from the police and paramedics, the young teenager, who hailed from the local area, was declared deceased at the scene.
The authorities have already notified the next of kin, ensuring they are aware of this heartbreaking loss. Additionally, the coroner has been informed to proceed with the necessary procedures.
In the wake of the accident, a man has been taken into custody by the police on suspicion of driving offences related to the collision between the car and the pedestrian.
Dorset Police is actively seeking any witnesses or individuals who possess dashcam footage relevant to the incident, appealing for their cooperation in coming forward.