Police Name Romsey Crash Victim

Police are now in a position to name the woman who died in a head-on collision on the A309 Romsey bypass on Thursday. (May 17).

Christine Watkinson, 57, of Newton Lane, Romsey, was the rear passenger in a Vauxhall Combo (car-derived van) travelling towards Romsey town centre when it was in collision with a white Volvo tipper lorry.

Mrs Watkinson sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Vauxhall, a 62-year-old man from Romsey sustained minor injuries.

The driver of the lorry, a 38-year-old man from Portsmouth was uninjured.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the crash or either vehicle just prior to it, to get in touch.

Witnesses are asked to contact Sergeant Andy Lynch at the Road Death investigation Team at Eastleigh on 101, quoting operation Elmshurst.

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