Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Cyclist dies in Hampshire dual carriageway crash

The A31 Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on the eastbound carriageway of the A31 near Four Marks

A 61-year-old cyclist died after a crash on a Hampshire dual carriageway.

The accident was on the A31 between Four Marks and Chawton at about 17:45 GMT on Friday.

Police said a man riding a bike was involved in a collision with a black Peugeot 207 on the eastbound carriageway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 62-year-old driver of the car was taken to hospital in Basingstoke with non-life threatening injuries.

The road was closed in both directions for five hours while an investigation took place.

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