A motorcyclist has died after a collision with a car on the A350 near Charlton Marshall.
At around 1:45pm yesterday, Dorset Police were called to a crash between a black Peugeot 207, driven by a 22-year-old local man and a black Kawasaki motorcycle.
The motorcycle driver, a 65-year-old man was pronounced dead on arrival at Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester. His next of kin have been informed.
The driver of the Peugeot is assisting police with their investigation into the collision.
The road was closed for several hours yesterday, while forensic examinations were carried out.
Dorset Police are urging any witnesses or anyone with information to contact them on 101.