Hampshire & Isle of Wight

One dead as two-vehicle crash shuts A272 near Winchester

A section of the A272 in Hampshire was closed after a crash between a car and a lorry in which one person died.

The car driver, a woman aged 24, was killed in the collision between the A31 and the A32 at Cheesefoot Head, near Winchester, shortly before 08:30 BST.

The driver of the lorry, a 40-year-old man, was treated for shock. Police shut the road for almost five hours.

Traffic had been queuing between the A31 Petersfield Road in Chilcomb and the Beauworth junction.

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