Police appealing for footage of fatal crash

A driver was killed in the crash on M27 yesterday morning

Police are appealing for information after a driver died in a crash on the M27 yesterday morning.

The crash, which involved five vehicles, happened just after 9am before junction nine at Whiteley in Southampton.

Two of the vehicles, a DAF articulated lorry and a silver Ford Focus,collided with one another and caught fire.

The driver of the Focus died at the scene and is believed to be a man in his 40s. Officers are still carrying out enquiries to confirm identity and contact all next-of-kin.

The lorry driver, a 53-year-old man from Wiltshire, was uninjured.

Police are particularly keen to get hold of any footage obtained on dashboard cameras to help them with their investigation.