Dorset

Man, 76, dies in hedge car crash near Weymouth

A 76-year-old man has died in a car crash on a road in Dorset.

He was driving a red Ford Mondeo that left the A353 near Weymouth and crashed into a hedgerow at 16:45 GMT on Wednesday.

The man, from the Weymouth area, who has not yet been named, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next-of-kin have been informed.

The road was shut for several hours while emergency services worked at the scene.

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