Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Basingstoke driver dies after 'medical episode' at wheel

Thorney Croft roundabout Image copyright Google
Image caption The driver fell ill at the wheel before his car collided with a Ford Focus on the Thorney Croft roundabout, on the junction of the B3400 Churchill Way West and A340 Ring Way West

A driver involved in a crash after he is thought to have suffered a "medical episode" behind the wheel has died.

The 57-year-old man was driving a Lotus 2eleven along the A340 in Basingstoke when his car collided with a Ford Focus, police said.

It is believed he fell ill at the wheel before the crash on the Thorney Croft Roundabout at about 15:50 BST on Saturday, Hampshire Police said.

The driver was taken to Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital where he died.

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