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The M27 has been closed tonight following a six vehicle accident.
The Eastbound carriageway between junctions 10 and 11 - is blocked and vehicles are being diverted.
It's meant traffic chaos - with cues back to junction 7.
Motorists are being warned to avoid the area if they can, or expect serious delays. There are no reports of any casualties at the moment.
The A34 is currently closed in both directions between Marcham and the Hinksey Interchange due to a crash.
Emergency services are currently at the scene.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area.
It has been confirmed that two men have died in a crash of a light aircraft east of Compton Abbas Airfield near Shaftesbury.
At 9.28am today, Saturday 26 August 2017, it was reported to Dorset Police that the Tiger Moth had come down and smoke was seen.
Emergency services attended the scene to deal with the incident and the Air Accident Investigation Branch was informed.
Chief Inspector Richard Bell, of Dorset Police, said: “Sadly, two men have died in the crash – the passenger, 67 years old and from Shaftesbury, and the pilot, 64 years old and from Blandford.
“Our thoughts are very much with their families at this very difficult time.
“For a brief period due to the smoke we had to put road closures in place and would like to thank any affected motorists for their patience.”
A pedestrian has been seriously injured after being involved in a collision with a motorbike in Cliftonville.
Police were called to Northdown Road just after 2:30pm this afternoon.
Officers are currently at the scene along with South East Coast Ambulance Service and the pedestrian is reported to have sustained serious injuries.
The motorbike driver and a pillion passenger also received injuries. Two people have been arrested in connection with this incident.
There are road closures in place from Northumberland Avenue between the junctions of Rutland Avenue and Northdown Park Road and also from Northdown Road with the junctions of Prince’s Gardens and Leicester Avenue.
Officers would like to talk to anyone who may have seen a black, silver and yellow Honda CBR being driven in the area.
A balloon has been found to be the cause of a light aircraft crash at Herne Bay's airshow in Kent.
According to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch it became lodged in its engine at last year's event, forcing the pilot to ditch the plane at sea.
The pilot managed to avoid both spectators and swimmers.
Spectators waded in to the water to help the pilot who was face down in the water.
Safety action has been taken to prevent similar incidents in the future.
The family of a mother who died after a car crash have paid tribute to her.
Clare Smith died in hospital following a collision on the A308 in Maidenhead.
Clare Louise Smith and her daughter were involved in a tragic car accident on Wednesday 26 July. Clare was transferred to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and unfortunately passed away from her injuries on Sunday night. Her daughter will make a full recovery. Clare lived all of her life in Marlow and was a former pupil of Holy Trinity and Great Marlow Schools. In the past few year she had worked at Wycombe Hospital. She was very much loved by her devastated family and friends and will be forever sadly missed.
A serious crash involving four vehicles in Hampshire has left a pensioner and a woman in her early 20s needing hospital treatment.
Both were suffering from sustained shoulder, hip and back injuries after the crash.
Four other people, including one child, sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
Two cars ended up off the road after the collision on the A35 north of Holmsley.
Two ambulances, the air ambulance and a rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene yesterday afternoon.
“All those involved in the accident were extremely lucky. Two of the four vehicles involved left the road and narrowly missed some very large trees; the other two vehicles on the road were extensively damaged. A few feet either way and it could easily have been a lot worse, with many of those involved suffering serious and potentially fatal injuries.”
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Footage has emerged of the alarming moment a four by four lost control while towing a trailer in Kent.
The video, posted on social media, shows a Land Rover Freelander skidding across two lanes and flipping over as it heads towards Maidstone on the A249.
Motorists helped pull two occupants from the wreckage.
Police say no one was seriously injured.
A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after a crash on the M3.
Police officers were called to the southbound stretch of the motorway just past junction 4a, near to the Fleet services.
Drivers are advised to avoid the area.