Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man killed in motorway collision

A man has died after two cars were involved in a collision on a motorway in Hampshire.

Police were called at 22:13 GMT on Saturday after two Vauxhalls crashed on the southbound carriageway of the M3, between junctions eight and nine.

A 54-year-old man, later named as Andrew Greest from Gosport, was pronounced dead at the scene. The second car did not stop.

A 44-year-old man was arrested later on the M3 near Basingstoke.

He remains in custody after being arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

A section of the motorway was closed for eight hours after the accident.

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