Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Pedestrian killed in BT van crash in New Milton

An elderly pedestrian has been run over and killed by a BT Openreach van.

South Central Ambulance Service said William Hall, 84, from New Milton, had become trapped under the van and died at the scene on Spencer Road in the town at about 10:30 BST.

A BT spokesman said: "As you would expect, we are taking this tragic incident very seriously and are carrying out a full investigation."

Hampshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash.

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