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IPCC investigating fatal crash on the M3 in Hampshire

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has launched an investigation after a man died in a crash on the M3 in Hampshire.

Officers were pursuing a blue BMW just before 1am yesterday morning when both vehicles stopped on the hard shoulder between junctions 12 and 13 at Eastleigh.

The driver of the BMW got out the car and stepped onto the carriageway, and was then hit by at least one other vehicle.

The M3 was closed for several hours following the collision Credit: ITV Meridian

South Central Ambulance Service attended but the man died en route to hospital.

The M3 was closed in both directions between junctions 12 and 13 between 1.30 and 6.30am. The southbound carriageway reopened at 6.30am and the northbound at 8.30am.

Young woman dies in crash involving taxi in Portsmouth

A young woman has been killed in a crash in Portsmouth.

The 20-year-old woman - a pedestrian was involved in a collision with a silver Skoda taxi on Lake Road just after midnight this morning.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

A 37-year-old man from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention. He has been released from custody but remains under investigation.

“I am appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or saw the pedestrian or the vehicle prior to the collision to come forward and speak to us.”

– Inspector Darren Ord


Two killed and one in hospital after A20 crash

The crash happened on Eglantine Lane in Farmingham in the early hours of this morning Credit: Google Streetview

Two men in their 20's have died and another man has been airlifted to hospital following a crash on the A20 in Kent.

The collision happened in Eglantine Lane in Farmingham near Dartford just after 1:20am this morning.

Seven other people have been treated for less serious injuries.

Officers want to hear from anyone who saw a black Vauxhall Insignia with a 61 registration plate being driven on the A20 from the direction of Brands Hatch towards Swanley.

A blue Citreon Berlingo van and a white VW Polo were also involved in the collision.

The road was closed in both directions until 12.30pm while an investigation was carried out at the scene.

Woman dies following crash in Aylesbury

A woman has died in a crash in Aylesbury.

Police were called to the A41 Tring Road at the junction with King Edward Avenue on the afternoon of Thursday 16th March.

A silver Volkswagen Golf was involved in a collision with a white Land Rover Defender. The driver of the Volkswagen, a 74-year-old woman from Aylesbury, was taken to Wycombe Hospital for treatment, but she died on Sunday.

“This incident has very sadly resulted in a lady losing her life and I am appealing for information from anyone who saw this collision or who has any information relating to it.

“If anyone has any details which they think could help our investigation, please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101.”

– Investigating officer PC Colin Riley

Lorry driver to be sentenced over fatal crash

Two people died in the crash on the M271 near Southampton last year Credit: ITV Meridian

A lorry driver who was using his phone when he caused a crash near Southampton, is due to be sentenced today.

Two people were killed on the M271 in December last year.

Keith Mees, who's forty nine, hit two other lorries and a car. He previously admitted two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police renew appeal for witnesses to crash which killed 17-year-old Jack

Officers investigating a fatal crash on the Medway City Estate are renewing their appeal for witnesses.

17-year-old Jack Mander from Strood, died at the scene on Anthony’s Way, Rochester, shortly after 9pm on Thursday 13th October 2016. He was riding his Yamaha 125 motorcycle when he was involved in a collision with a Volvo heavy goods vehicle.

ack Mander from Strood died at the scene of the crash on Anthony's Way Credit: Kent Police

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have travelled along Anthony’s Way after the incident, and who noticed that a collision had happened.

They have viewed CCTV footage and believe a second motorcyclist wearing a fluorescent jacket or tabard may be able to help with their enquiries. The motorcyclist travelled along Anthony’s Way in the direction of the entrance to the estate about a minute or two after the collision, and may be able to provide important evidence.

A 44-year-old man from Wiltshire who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving has been released on bail.


Motorbike rider killed in crash with tractor

A man has died in a crash involving a motorcycle and a tractor in Dorset.

Emergency services were called to the A357 at Stalbridge yesterday afternoon to reports of a collision between a Suzuki motorcycle and a tractor registered to a Stalbridge company.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 37-year-old Blandford man, died at the scene from his injuries. His next of kin have been informed and the coroner notified. No one else was injured.

The road is currently closed at Barrow Hill junction with Wood Lane and Thornhill Road junction with Grosvenor Road while collision investigators examine the scene.

Drivers are being advised to find alternative routes.

A34 reopens after fatal crash

Emergency services at the scene of the crash on the A34 last night Credit: ITV Meridian

The A34 northbound carriageway has reopened after a crash involving four cars and four lorries.

Emergency services were called to the road near East Ilsley just after 5pm yesterday afternoon.

Drivers were left in long queues following the crash on the A34 last night Credit: ITV Meridian

Four people were killed in the collision and twelve people were injured. Several people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

93-year-old killed in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash in Hailsham last night.

Officers were called to Harmers Hay Road just before 11pm. A 93-year-old man from Hailsham was driving a Suzuki Alton when the vehicle left the road and collided with a bungalow.

He died at the scene. No other vehicles were involved and no one else was hurt.

"We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen this collision."

– Sergeant Clare Kenward
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