Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man arrested over Fareham pedestrian death

Highlands Road at the junction with Stow Crescent Image copyright Google
Image caption A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving

A pedestrian died when he was hit by a car in Fareham, Hampshire.

The crash, involving a Peugeot 206, happened in Highlands Road in the early hours. The road was shut from Stow Crescent to Gudge Heath Lane for eight hours.

The 23-year-old man, from Fareham, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

Police said another 23-year-old local man had been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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