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One Man Dies in A30 Basingstoke Crash
Police say a 38 year-old man from Gosport injured in a collision between a Ford Transit van and a lorry near Basingstoke on Thursday has died.
A passenger in the van a 30-year-old man also from Gosport is still being treated for serious injuries.
Officers are investigating the fatal road collision involving a Ford Transit van and a lorry that happened at the junction between the A30 and A33 at Basingstoke on Thursday (September 29) at around 4:10pm.
Sadly the 38 year-old man from Gosport who was driving the Ford Transit died from his injuries the following day at Southampton General Hospital. His passenger a 30 year-old man from Gosport remains in hospital to be treated for serious, but not life-threatening injuries.
The three people in the lorry were treated for minor injuries at the scene.
No-one else was hurt and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of what happened.
Anyone with information that may be relevant to this investigation is asked to contact PC Jonathan Richards at Whitchurch Police Station on 101, quoting Operation Course (44160368879)
No arrests have been made in relation to this investigation
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