Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Search for van driver after pensioner cyclist dies

Fordingbridge Image copyright Google
Image caption A 70-year-old cyclist died nearly a month after being hit by a white transit van on the A339 near Fordingbridge

A 70-year-old cyclist who suffered serious head injuries in a hit-and-run crash has died.

The pensioner was on the A338 Salisbury Road, near Fordingbridge, on 28 April when he was involved in the crash.

He was being treated at Southampton General Hospital but died on Wednesday.

A CCTV image of a white flat-bed Ford Transit vehicle with the registration BU53 FVM has been released in a bid to track down the driver, who failed to stop at the scene.

Image copyright Hampshire Constabulary
Image caption Police released CCTV footage of the white transit van which is thought to have been involved in the crash on 28 April

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