Hampshire & Isle of Wight

North Warnborough crash: Man dies near M3 slip road

A287, by the junction 5 slip road to the M3 in North Warnborough Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was hit by a Ford Focus on the A287, by the junction five slip road to the M3 in North Warnborough

A pedestrian died when he was hit by a car near a Hampshire motorway slip road in the early hours.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was struck by a Ford Focus on the A287, near junction five of the M3 in North Warnborough, at about 02:00 GMT.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, Hampshire police said.

The force closed the road for more than six hours so it could investigate the circumstances of the crash. A witness appeal has been launched.

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