Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Motorcyclist dies in lorry crash in Hampshire

A motorcyclist has died in a collision in east Hampshire.

Emergency crews were called to the crash on the A272 Winchester Road at Wellfield Copse, near West Meon, at about 1430 GMT.

Police said a motorcycle had collided with a lorry. The motorcyclist was declared dead at the scene.

The A272 was closed in both directions between the A32 junction and the turn for Privett for more than five hours. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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