Police investigating a serious injury collision at the Beaminster Tunnel are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.
The incident happened at approximately 4.15pm on Friday 2 October 2015, when a silver Toyota Yaris collided with a yellow Triumph motorcycle on the A3066 junction with the A356 to Maiden Newton.
The rider of the motorcycle – a 67-year-old man – was taken to Dorset County Hospital with serious injuries including fractures to his arm and knee.
The driver of the Yaris – an 18-year-old Weymouth man – is not thought to have sustained any injuries as a result of the incident. Police, fire and ambulance emergency services attended the scene and the road was closed for a number of hours while the collision investigation team examined the area.
Police Constable Sara Mackay, of Bridport Police, said, “I am appealing for any witnesses to the collision to contact me. “I would also urge anyone who saw the manner of driving of either vehicle immediately before the incident to contact Dorset Police on 101.
“I would like to thank the public for their patience during the road closures.”
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 2:279. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.