Elderly Driver Killed In Crash Near Andover

Police are investigating after a man was killed near Andover when he drove into a parked car.

The man, aged in his 70s, was pronounced dead in Duck Street, Abbotts Ann after the white Dacia Sandero he was driving collided with a parked unattended car.

The collision took place shortly before 10.30am yesterday morning (Friday 14 November).

No-one else was travelling in the Dacia.

Immediate next-of-kin have been informed, but police won't be in a position to name the deceased man until all formal identification procedures are completed.

Part of Duck Street was closed for approximately four hours while an initial police investigation took place at the scene.

Police would like to thank local residents and motorists for their patience and co-operation, in particular the staff at Abbotts Ann Church of England Primary school.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses to the collision or the white Dacia Sandero being driven in the Abbotts Ann area between 10.15am and 10.30am yesterday morning (Friday).

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit at Eastleigh police station by phoning 101 and quoting Operation Tetcott. Mini-com users can phone 18001 101.

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