Dorset

Christchurch hotel wall crash kills woman in her 80s

The reception at Premier Inn after the crash Image copyright Dorset Police
Image caption The car crashed into the wall of the hotel and several parked vehicles in the car park

A woman whose car collided with a lorry then crashed into parked cars and the wall of a Dorset hotel has died in hospital.

The Mazda 6 went through the wall into the reception area of the Premier Inn in Barrack Road, Christchurch, on Friday morning.

The woman, aged in her 80s, was airlifted to hospital but later died.

Dorset Police urged any witnesses to come forward and anyone with dashcam footage to contact them.

The driver of the Volvo lorry was not injured.

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