Woman dies after crash on A338

A fatal crash between a lorry and a car closed the A338 for more than 5 hours this morning causing massive traffic delays for people heading into Bournemouth it reopened at 1pm

A car ended up underneath a lorry that was parked up between the Ashley Heath roundabout and the Blackwater junction shortly after 7am.

Police say the woman has died from her injuries. The driver of the lorry is said to be shaken but not hurt. An investigation into what happened is now underway.

The southbound carriageway has now reopened but drivers are being warned that it will take some time to clear the earlier congestion.

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