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Crash closes part of the M40

Four motorcyclists taken to hospital after crash

Police are investigating a road traffic collision, which happened on the A32 towards Fareham just before 8pm last night.

Four male motorcyclists were involved in the collision. One motorcyclist was taken by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital with life-threatening injuries; the other three were taken to the same hospital by ambulance, with what is thought to be non life-threatening injuries.

The road will remain closed for the next couple of hours while police investigate at the scene.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting Operation Direction.

Cyclist suffers serious head injury following collision

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Broadbridge Heath on Wednesday morning.

At around 9.05am at the Newbridge roundabout at the junction of A264 and the A281 Guildford Road, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham, a 37-year-old man on a pedal cycle was in collision with a black Audi Q7 car.

The cyclist suffered a serious head injury and was airlifted to St George's Hospital at Tooting.

Please can any witness please contact Sussex Police quoting Op Linford via 101 or by emailing

"This was a serious collision and as a result there were some severe delays in the Horsham and Broadbridge Heath areas and Sussex Police would also like to take this opportunity to thank drivers for their patience whilst this collision was being dealt with."

– Sergeant Neil Cox

Appeal after serious crash

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a serious injury road traffic collision in Christchurch.

At approximately 1.47pm yesterday, a road traffic collision took place in Sopers Lane outside Twynham School involving a red Citroen Saxo, being driven by a man from New Milton, and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a 22-year-old local woman, suffered serious but not life threatening injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital for treatment.

The road was closed while collision investigators examined the scene.

An 18-year-old man is assisting police with enquiries. No one has been arrested.

“I am appealing to any witnesses to the collision or the manner of driving of the Saxo just before the collision to please call me on 101. We have worked closely with the school to ensure a smooth end to the school day.”

– Police Sergeant Stuart Pitman, of Dorset Police’s Traffic Unit


Crash in Dorchester

Police investigating a road traffic collision in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses, in particular the cyclist and driver present at the time of the incident, to come forward.

The incident happened at around 5.50pm on Monday 13 April 2015 on Herringston Road, near to Herringston House.

A Volkswagen Golf, Nissan Micra and Vauxhall Astra, all silver in colour, were involved in the collision.

Two drivers were taken to Dorchester Hospital with minor injuries.

Officers would like to speak to the driver of a dark coloured car – possibly a BMW or Nissan – and a cyclist who were travelling toward Dorchester at the time of the collision.

“The driver and cyclist are likely to have seen the incident. I am urging them to get in contact with me as soon as possible to help with our enquiries. I am also appealing to anyone else who witnessed the collision to call 101 with their information.”

– Police Constable Holly Spillman, of Dorchester Police

Two taken to hospital after car crashes into flats

Emergency services were called to Northern Crescent in East Wittering Credit: ITV Meridian

Emergency services were called after a car hit a block of flats in Northern Crescent, East Wittering, at 11.55am on Sunday.

The driver, a 53-year-old man from Weston-Super-Mare, Avon, is believed to have suffered a medical episode and lost consciousness before his Peugeot car went into the flats.

Emergency services were called to Northern Crescent in East Wittering Credit: ITV Meridian

His passenger, a 48-year-old woman also from Weston-Super-Mare, suffered slight injuries. They both went to St Richard's Hospital, Chichester.Two other passengers in the car, a 15-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl, were unhurt.

The vehicle caused structural damage to four flats in Windmill Court, with four residents having to leave their homes.

Emergency services were called to Northern Crescent in East Wittering Credit: ITV Meridian

Police investigate death of man in M40 crash

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the M40 yesterday.

At about 7.15pm, a silver BMW convertible crossed from the southbound carriageway between junctions 3 and 4 onto the northbound carriageway.

It collided with a black Renault Clio and both vehicles caught fire.

The driver of the Clio, a man believed to be in his sixties, was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the Clio, a womanwas taken to hospital but later died.

No formal identification has yet taken place and officers are working to establish the next of kin.

The motorway was closed in both directions for more than four hours.

A 32-year-old man from Ealing, London, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs. He has been released on bail until 11 February.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the vehicles prior to the incident is asked to contact investigating officer, PC Matt Diduca from Amersham Roads Policing on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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