A35 car crash victim named as Farook Ali Mosaddar

A taxi driver who died in a collision near Dorchester on Friday has been identified.

Forty six-year-old Farook Ali Mosaddar, 46, from Poole, died at the scene of the crash on the A35 near Winterbourne Abbas.

It involved a Peugeot 307 estate taxi which, police said, hit a blue Ford Mondeo estate at about 22:45 GMT.

The 65-year-old driver of the Ford Mondeo was taken to Dorset County Hospital with serious injuries.

Officers appealed for anyone with information about the accident to contact them.

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