Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man dies in A34 minibus and lorry crash in Hampshire

Sutton Scotney Services southbound Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on the A34 southbound at Sutton Scotney Services

A man has died and three others have been injured after the minibus they were travelling in was involved in a crash with a lorry in Hampshire.

Five people were in the white Ford Transit mini-bus when it hit a lorry on the A34 southbound at Sutton Scotney Services at about 04:40 GMT.

A 36-year-old man, who was one of the passengers, died at the scene.

A 19-year-old man, from Durham, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Three other passengers, two 25-year-old men and a 24-year-old man, all from North Yorkshire, were injured.

One of the men was taken to hospital with serious but none life-threatening injuries. The other two sustained minor injuries.

The driver of the lorry, a 63-year-old man from Warwickshire, was uninjured.

Investigations into the exact circumstances of the crash are under way, Hampshire Constabulary said.

Officers are appealing for witnesses.

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