Driver in hospital as lorry overturns on major road

The lorry overturned just after 8am on Monday morning. Credit: ITV News Meridian

A lorry driver is in hospital after their vehicle overturned on a major road near Winchester.

It happened along the A272 near Cheesefoot Head just after 8am on Monday, November 15.

The driver of the lorry was taken to hospital. Credit: ITV News Meridian

Hampshire Police and South Central Ambulance Service were called to the scene.

The driver was taken to the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

The road was closed while the lorry was recovered. Credit: ITV News Meridian

Hampshire County Council says the road is likely to remain closed until after 9am on Tuesday, November 16, to allow authorities to repair the damaged road surface.