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Witness appeal after tricycle crash leaves two men with life-threatening injuries

Hampshire police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which two people were left with life-threatening injuries, after their motorised tricycle collided with a crash barrier.

The two men - the rider aged 45 and from Ringwood, and his pillion passenger - a 51-year-old man from Bournemouth were airlifted to Southampton General Hospital.

The rider is in a stable condition, while the pillion passenger is in a critical condition.

It happened at around 11am on Sunday 24th June. The men had been travelling along the A31 westbound at Ropley.

Hampshire Police are asking anyone with information to contact Sergeant Adrienne Jerram at the Fratton Roads Policing unit on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 .


Thames Valley Police statement

Thames Valley Police have arrested a man after he allegedly drove the wrong way down the M40 southbound between High Wycombe and Stokenchurch.

At 7:38 this morning we received reports from members of the public that a man was driving at speed the wrong way down the M40 southbound. The driver of a Mazda 6 motorcar was driving at upwards of 70 mph in the 3rd lane of the motorway. As a result of his driving he collided with 6 vehicles including a people carrier, a Mercedes and Vauxhall Astra. No one was injured as a result of these collisions and we want to thank members of the public who responded to the situation by quickly getting into the left hand lane of the motorway so that transport officers could attend.

– Thames Valley Police Spokesperson

A man is currently in custody in connection with this incident and the motorway is now flowing freely.

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