Elderly man dies after collision with lorry in Christchuch
AN ELDERLY man has died after being hit by a lorry in Christchurch.
Dorset Police were called to High Street in Christchurch at around 11:50am this morning to reports of a serious road traffic collision.
The man was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Royal Bournemouth Hospital. He was sadly pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.
Police closed the road from the Fountain roundabout - with traffic being diverted towards The Quay.
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Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 20:169.