Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Driver killed in lamppost crash in Hampshire

A driver has died after his minibus hit the kerb and then crashed into a lamppost in Hayling Island.

The 36-year-old, from Waterlooville, was driving a Ford Transit minibus south along the A3023, Havant Road, at about 0550 GMT on Wednesday.

He was taken to hospital in Portsmouth where he was pronounced dead.

A 47-year-old man travelling on the minibus suffered serious injuries and a second passenger, a 36-year-old man, suffered minor injuries.

It is not known what caused the minibus to hit the kerb, police said.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Hampshire Police.

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