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Winchester lorry crash

Police are redirecting traffic at the site of the crash in Twyford Credit: Trudi Constantine

A lorry and a car have been involved in a crash this afternoon in Twyford, Winchester.

One ambulance and police cars are currently at the scene.

Highbridge Road and the High Street are currently closed while they wait for the vehicles to be picked up.

Police cars and ambulance at scene of car crash Credit: Trudi Constantine

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People walking along M2 hard shoulder

The coast-bound carriageway on the M2 is currently closed while vehicles from a car crash are being recovered.

Car passengers have been stuck in queues for hours and some have been walking along the hard shoulder of the motorway.

The two vehicle collision involved a white Renault lorry and a black Ford Transit.

The man was taken by air ambulance with serious injuries and another man had minor injuries.

M2 closed coast-bound

Traffic is queued back because of car crash earlier today Credit: ITV News Meridian

The coast-bound carriageway on the M2 is currently closed while vehicles from a car crash this morning are recovered.

A two vehicle collision happened at 6am this morning between J6 for Faversham and J7 at Brenley Corner

The carriageway is likely to be reopened by midday.

The incident involved a white Renault lorry and a black Ford Transit.

The man was taken by air ambulance with serious injuries and another man had minor injuries.

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A27 crash victim dies in hospital

A man who was a passenger in a car involved in a car crash on the A27 has died in hospital.

The 79-year-old Hassocks man was the front seat passenger when the car collided with a lorry near Southwick tunnel after 1pm on Thursday, July 25.

He was taken by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital with head injuries, and his condition was initially assessed as serious but not life threatening.

However, his condition worsened and he died in hospital on Tuesday, July 30.

The 49-year-old driver of the car suffered leg and chest injuries but was later discharged.

The driver of the lorry was treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for minor injuries.

He was arrested on suspicion of causing injury through dangerous driving and was released on bail.

Two injured in A27 car crash

Two men were injured and one man arrested after a collision on the A27 yesterday.

The road was closed when a lorry hit a slow-moving people carrier, turned over and went through the central reservation.

The 49-year-old male driver of the people carrier suffered suspected leg and chest injuries and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment.

The 79-year-old passenger of the car suffered serious head injuries and was flown to Southampton General Hospital.

The 44-year-old lorry driver was treated for minor injuries before being arrested for careless or dangerous driving.

He remains in custody this morning.

Cyclist seriously injured after crash

A cyclist was seriously injured after colliding with a car in Farnborough.

The crash happened at 3.15pm yesterday on Park Road towards Queen Road.

The cyclist, a 23-year-old man from Surrey, sustained fractures to his face and head injuries.

He was taken to Kings Hospital in London for treatment and remains there with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the car, a 35-year-old man, and passenger were shaken but unharmed.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision to contact Roads Policing Unit on 101.

IOW man's family pay tribute after crash

The family of an Isle of Wight man who died in a collision in the New Forest have paid tribute to him.

Michael Smith, 50-years-old, from Freshwater in Isle of Wight, died when he lost control of his motorbike and struck a van travelling in the opposite direction.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision at around 10pm on Tuesday July, 2 on the A35 between Ashurst and Lyndhurst.

The road was closed for seven and a half hours while collision investigators examined the scene and recovered the vehicles.

In the family's statement his brother Richard described how much Michael loved life.

Family was always important to Mike and in later years his family was Dee and his dogs whom he loved dearly. The other significant love of Mike's life was his bikes and he could be found tinkering or building a bike of some sort for his next adventure.

I personally feel honoured to have been allowed to have spent time in the company of such a guy as Mike. Ride free my brother."

– Richard Smith, Michael's brother
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