Cyclist seriously injured in Poole crash

A MAN suffered serious leg injuries after being knocked off his bike in Poole.

The incident happened at the junction of Ringwood Road and Rossmore Road at around 7.55am this morning (May 14), police said, involving a black Honda Civic and a purple mountain bike.

“The rider of the mountain bike – a man aged in his 50s from Poole – was taken to hospital for treatment to a serious leg injury. His family has been informed,” a Dorset Police spokesperson said.

“A police cordon was put in place to allow emergency services to safely deal with the incident and carry out an examination of the scene.”

PC Steven Eastwood, of the traffic unit, said: “I am carrying out enquiries to establish what happened and am keen to speak to any witnesses who were in the area.

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

“Finally, I would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding while the road closures were in place.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, by email to, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55240071508.

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