Woman dies and daughter, 8, critically injured in Poole crash

A35 Upton Bypass
Image caption The crash happened close to the Baker’s Arms roundabout on the A35 Upton Bypass

A woman died and her eight-year-old daughter was critically injured when their car left the road and landed in a ditch.

It happened on the westbound carriageway of the A35 Upton Bypass in Poole, Dorset, at about 20:50 GMT on Friday.

The silver Vauxhall Astra crashed just before the Baker’s Arms roundabout, police said.

The 28-year-old woman’s daughter was airlifted to hospital.

The A35 was closed in both directions, and Dorset Police is appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.



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