Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Driver killed in two-car crash in Hampshire

A driver has died and a passenger has been seriously hurt in a two-car crash in Hampshire.

A Peugeot 307 and a VW Passat travelling in opposite directions collided outside Hillside Nurseries in Basingstoke Road, Beech, near Alton.

The Peugeot driver, a 25-year-old Gosport man, died at the scene of the crash, which happened shortly after 07:00 BST.

The front-seat passenger, a man in his 20s, suffered serious injuries.

He was taken to North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke.

The driver and front-seat passenger in the Passat suffered minor injuries.

The road was expected to remain shut until about 13:00 BST while accident investigators worked at the scene.

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