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Bournemouth: Man critically injured as car recovered from road

A man has life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car that was being recovered from the road.

Two pedestrians were struck by a black Range Rover in Exeter Crescent, Bournemouth, at about 18:25 GMT on Friday.

A local man, aged in his 20s, was critically injured and another man, aged in his 50s, was seriously hurt, Dorset Police said.

Both men were taken to hospital for treatment, the force confirmed.

Sgt Richard Stroud said: "An investigation is under way to establish the full circumstances of what happened.

"Our early enquiries at the scene indicate that the Range Rover was being recovered at the time of the incident."

He appealed for anyone with CCTV and mobile phone footage to contact the force.


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