A pedestrian has died after being struck by a lorry on the A34.

The 19-year-old, from Billericay in Essex died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

The collision happened at around 4.45am on the northbound carriageway between the A33 split and the A272 junction.

The A34 was closed following the incident at 4:45am Credit: ITV Meridian

The A34 has been closed between the Kingsworthy junction and Three Maids Hill to allow police to carry out enquiries.

Officers want to hear from anyone who was travelling along that part of the A34 this morning and saw what happened.