Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Aldershot tree crash driver dies

A man has died after the car he was in struck a tree in Hampshire.

Police said the 41-year-old driver of a Volkswagen Bora was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Queen's Avenue, Aldershot, on Saturday evening.

A male passenger, 24, was taken to hospital with life-threatening head injuries. A 31-year-old female passenger received minor injuries.

The road was closed for several hours while forensic examinations were carried out.

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