Toddler dies after collision on crossing

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A three-year-old boy has died after he was in collision with an articulated lorry as he crossed the road on a pedestrian crossing, police said.

The boy was crossing North Street in Wareham, Dorset with his family yesterday morning when he was struck by a Sainsbury’s lorry.

Dorset Police said a 43-year-old man from Basingstoke has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences and is assisting officers with their inquiries.