Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on the A31 near Bentley.
Officers were called at 7.26pm yesterday to a report of a collision between a bicycle and a white Ford Transit van near the A31's junction with Station Road.
The cyclist, a man aged in his 40s from Hampshire, was taken to hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries. He was later pronounced dead.
Immediate next-of-kin have been informed. Police won't be in a position to name the deceased man in the media until formal identification procedures are completed.
The van driver, a man aged in his 20s from Hampshire, was not injured. He was later arrested, and is being interviewed at a police station about the collision.
Both carriageways on a section of the A31 near Bentley were closed for a short time while emergency services responded.
The Surrey-bound side of the A31 remains closed until beyond midnight this morning (Thursday, August 13) while police conclude an examination of the collision scene for evidence.
Officers are appealing for further witnesses to the collision itself or the movements of a white Ford Transit van and a bicycle immediately beforehand.
The following is a tribute from the family of Simon Girling who died following a collision on the A330 Ascot Road in Warfield on 29 June.
A tribute to Simon from his family follows:
“Loving husband to his wife Joanne and father to his children Sasha, Lauren, Jordan, Rhys and Leo.
“We cannot come to terms with the tragedy which saw you leave our lives forever. We love and miss you so much.
“Simon's funeral will take place at Easthampstead Crematorium at 3pm on Friday 24 July 2015 for family and friends to lay him to rest. Family flowers only but donations to CLAPA gratefully received via AB Walker (cleft lip and palate association)
“Sleep tight Si, will will never forget you xx”
Simon, who is from Bracknell, died following a road traffic collision, when his blue and white motorbike left the carriageway on A330, Ascot Road, northwest of Nuptown Lane at around 7pm on 29 June.
Anyone with any information about the collision is asked to contact PC James Baker on 101 quoting URN 1430 29/6.
A two-year-old girl has died and two other children were injured after a car smashed into a wall and landed on its roof.
Police said a 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of "driving offences" following the crash near the village of Horton, Dorset, yesterday. Officers were called to reports of a "serious road traffic collision" on the B3078 at 9.20pm.
A blue MG car carrying five people had left the road and collided with a wall before overturning, Dorset Police said.
A force spokesman said: "Sadly a two-year-old girl has died. Two other children aged eight and 11 have been injured and taken to hospital for treatment. Their injuries are not thought to be serious."
The driver of the car and a female passenger were treated for minor injuries and shock, police said.
A force spokesman said: "A 28-year-old man from Wimborne has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences. He is currently assisting police with their inquiries."
The two-year-old's next of kin have been informed and the coroner has been notified.
The B3078 has been closed between Witchampton and Horton to allow investigators to examine the scene, the force added.
A woman who died in a fatal road traffic collision on the A37 between Yeovil and Dorchester has been named.
The collision happened at around midday on Wednesday 13 May 2015, at the Holywell Cross junction with the A37.
The collision occurred when a silver Volvo single decker coach travelling south from Yeovil toward Dorchester and a grey Mitsubishi car, driven by an 83-year-old man from the Bridport area, entered the A37 from Holywell.
The front seat passenger of the car, 80-year-old Sheila Staples, of Birdsmoorgate near Marshwood, sadly died at the scene.
Sheila’s family described her as ‘A daughter of Dorset’ after being born here and living practically her whole life in the county.
She had been very happily married to her husband – Clifford – for 58 years, during which they raised their four children.
In a statement, Sheila’s family said: “We are grieving at the loss of a beloved wife, mother, sister and grandmother. We thank most sincerely her many friends for their kind messages of support. We should also like to thank the emergency services and the doctor and nurse who stopped to render assistance for all their efforts.”
Police Constable Mike Henstridge, of Dorset Police’s Traffic Unit, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the manner of driving of either vehicle prior to the incident to please call on 101.”
A man is due in court this morning charged with causing the deaths of two teenagers in a crash.
Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers, who were both 19 years old, died when the car in which they were passengers hit a wall on Gosport Lane in Lyndhurst in December.
21-year-old James Battrick from Cadnam is due at Bournemouth Crown Court.
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision near Sevenoaks.
Officers were called at 2.42am this morning to reports of a single vehicle collision involving a black Vauxhall Zafira on the northbound carriageway of the A21 between Sevenoaks and Swanley.
The driver, a 43-year-old man from Essex, was pronounced dead at the scene and the road is closed as a result.
Traffic is advised to find alternative routes whilst officers from Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit carry out their enquiries.
Anyone with information about the collision or who may have seen the black Vauxhall Zafira in the moments beforehand is urged to contact the SCIU appeal line on 01622 798538.
Police investigating a fatal collision in Boscombe are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward – with one man being arrested.
At around 1.17am this morning police were called to a serious injury road traffic collision at the junction of Christchurch Road and Drummond Road after a white Peugeot 106 was in collision with a pedestrian.
The pedestrian, a 42-year-old woman from Bournemouth, suffered serious injuries and died a short time later. Her next of kin have been informed and the coroner notified.
The road remains closed while collision investigators carry out a thorough examination of the scene.
One man – aged 34 and from Bournemouth – has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences and is currently assisting police with their enquiries.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a two vehicle collision in Worms Lane, Middleton-on-Sea, Bognor Regis, in which a 75-year-old woman died and two men were seriously injured.
It happened just after 4.30pm on Sunday and involved a red Nissan Qashqai and a white Volkswagen LT35 van.
The driver of the Nissan died and her 80-year-old passenger suffered a fractured pelvis and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton. Both come from Bognor Regis.
The driver of the VW, a 54-year-old man from Tangmere, near Chichester, suffered leg and throat injuries and was taken to St George's Hospital, Tooting, London.
Anyone who saw what happened or noticed either vehicle shortly before the collision is asked to email email@example.com or phone 101, quoting Operation Calcutta.
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a fatal road collision in Buckinghamshire yesterday.
At 2.17pm yesterday on the A4146 Stoke Hammond bypass near the junction with the B4032 Leighton Road a silver Toyota RAV 4 was involved in a collision with a blue DAF lorry. The collision occurred on the south bound dual carriageway.
Fire service, air ambulance together with the ambulance service attended.
Sadly a 7-year-old boy, who was a pssenger in the car, died at the scene. Three people were taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford where they were treated for serious injuries.
A 33-year-old man from Milton Keynes was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released on bail while the investigation continues. The road was closed for a number of hours while collision investigation work was undertaken.
Roads Policing officers are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a 47-year-old motorcyclist died near East Meon yesterday.
At around 3.15pm, a motorcyclist was travelling on the main road from East Meon to West Meon and was negoating a lefthand bend when his bike came off the road and collided with a tree.
He was treated at the site of the collision by a doctor from the Hampshire Air Ambulance but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
The man is believed to be from Burgess Hill in West Sussex. His family are being informed. A formal identification will take place tomorrow.
The man was riding with a second motorcyclist who was not involved in the collision.
Anyone who witnessed this incident and is able to provide information which could help the investigation is urged to call 101 and ask for Havant Roads Policing Unit, quoting Operation Content.