Teenager killed in A31 crash near Ringwood
THE 16-year-old girl killed in a crash on the A31 near Ringwood has been named as Jade Clark.
The teenager was riding a red scooter along the A31 sliproad near the Ashley Heath roundabout when she collided with a car on Sunday evening.
It is believed that a number of vehicles were involved in the collision and investigating officers are keen to trace one of these cars which left the scene prior to the arrival of police.
Traffic Inspector Matt Butler said: "We know from our investigation so far that a number of vehicles were involved in the incident and one of these vehicles – a Volvo XC90 – left the scene before police arrived.
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"I need to trace this vehicle and urge anyone with information to contact me. I particularly appeal to the driver to get in touch.
"The front of the vehicle will be damaged. If anyone is aware of a Volvo XC90 which has sustained damage or has been repaired in the last few days, they should call police urgently."
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 24:393. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.