Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Car passenger killed in A34 Tufton lorry collision

A man has died and three others were injured in a crash involving a car and a lorry on the A34 in Hampshire.

The collision, involving a Vauxhall Zafira, happened on the northbound carriageway, near Tufton, at about 17:45 GMT on Saturday.

Police said the lorry driver, a 48-year-old man from Poland, had been arrested on suspicion of of causing death by dangerous driving.

A 53-year-old man, from Swindon and a Zafira passenger, died at the scene.

The car driver, a 40-year-old man and two rear seat passengers, a 13-year-old girl and 38-year-old man, suffered minor injuries.

The northbound carriageway was closed until the early hours for police to carry out an investigation.

Police have appealed for witnesses who saw either vehicle before the crash to come forward.

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