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Tributes after ambulance crash

An ambulance with four people on board has collided with a tree in The New Forest.

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BREAKING: Man arrested after ambulance crash

A 20-year-old man has been arrested at the scene of a fatal crash in which an ambulance crashed into a tree in the New Forest. The driver of the ambulance and the patient were killed. The two other occupants of the ambulance are in hospital with serious injuries.

The 20-year-old man - who was not on board the ambulance - has been detained on suspicion of causing death by driving without due care and attention.

The incident happened on the Brockenhurst to Lyndhurst road, at 9.35am.

The A337 is expected to remain closed for the rest of the day while investigators examine the cause of the accident. Motorists are being asked to avoid the area. Diversions are in place.

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