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Police name woman who died after lorry collision

The collision happened on 26 January 2016

Hampshire Police have named a woman who died after a collision with a lorry in Petersfield last month.

58-year-old Yogalakshmi Sinnaiah from neighbouring Liss was pronounced dead at the scene, after the incident on Dragon Street on 26th January. It happened just before 2pm.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have seen what happened in the moments leading up to the collision to come forward. Anyone with information can contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting Op Security. Alternatively anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Train hits van at level crossing in Hampshire

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A train has collided with a van on a level crossing in Hampshire The 16.45 Waterloo to Portsmouth service struck the vehicle - just outside Liss. No one was injured. Hampshire police are investigating alongside British Transport police. A man has been arrested.

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Passengers were stranded aboard the train while emergency services cleared the area. South West trains has laid on buses and has apologised to customers for the delays. The company warns disruption between Portsmouth and Guildford is likely to continue until tomorrow

Manager on trial after fruit packing firm deaths in Liss

The manager of a fruit packing operation has gone on trial accused of the manslaughter of two workers.

Scott Cain and Ashley Clarke died after going into an oxygen deprived unit at the Blackmoor Estate near Liss in Hampshire.

The prosecution says their manager, Andrew Stocker, "approved and encouraged" employees to go into the containers without breathing apparatus. He denies two charges.

Serious crash on the A3

Roads Policing officers from Hampshire Constabulary are dealing with a serious injury collision on the A3 this evening which means the northbound section at Liss will be closed for the next couple of hours.

At just after 4.30pm a Ford Transit Van was involved in a collision with a Combine Harvester, one mile south of the Ham Barn roundabout.

The male driver of the van has been taken to Southampton General Hospital with serious injuries.

No-one else was hurt. The road should re-open in the next few hours once vehicles have been recovered and an investigation has been completed.

Any drivers who saw what happened should contact us on 101

You can also call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

Man due in court over fruit picker deaths

The former manager of a Hampshire fruit packing business is due back in court today over the deaths of two workers.

Scott Cain died after he collected apples from an estate near Liss Credit: Hampshire Police

Andrew Stocker was charged with gross negligence manslaughter following the death of 24 year-old Ashley Clarke and 23 year-old Scott Cain.

The men collapsed after entering an apple store in the Blackmoor estate - cooled by nitrogen.

Ashley Clarke died at the Blackmoor Estate where he was working Credit: Hampshire Police


Hampshire Police investigating a spate of thefts from cars

Hampshire Police investigating thefts from cars Credit: ITV NEWS

Hampshire Police are investigating a series of thefts from vehicles in Petersfield and Liss

As part of the investigation officers have recovered a number of items of property which may have been stolen and are now trying to identify the owners.

The items are mostly small electronic items such as mobile phones, sat navs and charging leads and memory cards from cameras.

Detective Constable Steve Brown said, “So far we have identified nine victims whose cars were targeted between Wednesday, April 2 and Saturday, April 5...I would like to hear from anyone who noticed property missing from their car ... and believes they may have been a victim of vehicle crime.”

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