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Investigation launched after pedestrian killed on A303

Police at the scene of the crash on Friday evening

A teenager has died and a second man remains critically injured in hospital after they were hit by a motorhome while walking on the A303 near Andover.

The 18 year old man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on the westbound A303 at about 9pm on Friday.

Police examine the motorhome

The second victim, a 23-year-old man from Liss, was taken to Southampton General Hospital.

The driver of the Fiat motorhome was uninjured.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

The road was closed


Seven horses rescued after trailer overturns

Some of the horses are rescued by crews from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Credit: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Two men were injured and three horses died after a trailer carrying 10 of the animals overturned on the A303 eastbound carriageway, after colliding with a lorry.

Seven were sedated and removed by vets and expert animal rescuers but one was killed in the crash and two had to be put down.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the drivers of both vehicles were not seriously hurt.