Woman taken to Southampton Hospital with 'serious injuries' after pallets of bricks fall from lorry

Police say enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.

A woman has been taken to Southampton General Hospital after being hit by a pallet of bricks that fell from a lorry.

It was reported to Hampshire Police that pallets of bricks fell off the lorry and hit a pedestrian on the A35 Southampton Road through Lyndhurst on Monday 31 October.

A 23-year-old woman from Totton has been taken to Southampton General Hospital with serious injuries.

Police say she remains in a critical condition.

Officers are looking for key witnesses in relation to the incident.

The driver of a Pitter self-drive van, who tried to flag down the lorry driver prior to the incident, to warn him about the insecure load, made himself known to police at the scene.

People who were travelling from Rushington to Lyndhurst along the A35 and who might have information that could help the investigation are being asked to call police on 101 quoting 44220442367.