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Man killed in fatal lorry crash on the M3 in Hampshire

A man in his sixties has died after a lorry was involved in a collision on the M3 at Eastleigh in Hampshire.

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Police name man killed in M3 crash

Police have named a lorry driver who died following a collision on the M3 at Eastleigh on Saturday. He was Antony Welling, 60, of Abbots Langley in Hertfordshire.

Mr Welling was driving a Mercedes lorry on the M3 southbound around 4.50pm, when it collided with a motorway barrier at junction 13.

He was taken by ambulance to Southampton General Hospital where he later died. His passenger, a 45-year-old man from Essex, was also taken to hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.

Police are continuing their investigation and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Temporary Sergeant Dan Golding at the Totton Roads Policing unit, quoting Operation Magnolite, on 101.

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