Woman dies and man critical after crash in Dorset

A woman has died and a man has sustained life-threatening injuries after the car they were travelling in crashed into a tree.

The woman, from Ferndown, was pronounced dead at the scene on God's Blessing Lane in Holt, near Wimborne, Dorset, at about 14:00 BST.

The man, also from Ferndown, was airlifted to hospital.

Police said officers were in the process of informing their next of kin. The coroner has been notified.

Dorset Police has appealed for any witnesses to the crash to contact them.

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