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Man hurt in Petersfield car crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured when his car collided with a tree on the B2070 London Road, Petersfield on Saturday 14th December.

Sometime between the early hours and 6.30am, a blue Fiat Bravo came off the road and collided with a tree near to Durford Woods.

The driver, a 20-year-old man from Petersfield, was found unconscious in the car by a passing motorist who called paramedics.

He was treated at the scene by ambulance crews and taken to Southampton General Hospital by air ambulance where he remains in a critical condition.

The road was closed for five hours whilst police conducted an examination of the scene and recovered the car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt Wayne Voller at Fratton Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting Operation Bench.