Dorset

Lulworth crash: Boy, 17, critically injured

B3071 near the Coombe Keynes junction Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash involving a Volkswagen Caddy happened near to the Coombe Keynes junction on the B3071

A 17-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a van on a rural Dorset road in the early hours.

The crash involving a Volkswagen Caddy happened near the Coombe Keynes junction on the B3071 between Wool and Lulworth shortly after 03:40 GMT.

Dorset Police said the victim was taken to Southampton General Hospital.

The driver, a man in his 70s from Sherborne, was uninjured. Dorset Police is appealing for witnesses.

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