POLICE are investigating a fail-to-stop collision in East Dorset and are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

At around 7.15pm on April 16 Dorset Police received a report of a collision involving a BSA motorcycle and a Land Rover on Lodge Road in Holt.

It is reported that the driver of the Land Rover failed to stop at the scene. The vehicle is described as made in the 1960s and was light blue or grey with a white roof.

The motorcyclist – a local man aged in his 60s – sustained injuries to his chest and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Police Constable Gavin Newbury, of the traffic unit, said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the area and witnessed the collision, or manner of driving of either vehicle involved prior to the incident, to please get in touch.

“Our enquiries are continuing to identify the driver of the Land Rover and I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who recognises the vehicle from the description given.

“I would also like to speak to any motorists who may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam footage.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email at scit@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210059778. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.