BMW hits 'stationary' lorry

A man has died after his car allegedly crashed at high speed into a lorry which was stationary on the A31 in Hampshire. Police were called to Poulner Hill at 2:30am. There is no hard shoulder on this stretch of the A31.

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Police statement following A31 crash

One lane of the westbound A31 at Ringwood is now open following a fatal collision in the early hours of this morning.

The other lane will remain closed for at least the next couple of hours to allow for a recovery of the scene.

Officers were called at 2.30am Tuesday, October 16, to reports of a collision at Poulner Hill between a BMW and a stationary Scania lorry.

The lorry was parked up in a layby just after the Burley services.

The driver of the BMW died and police are in the process of informing next of kin.

– Statement from Hampshire Police