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Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision in Fishers Pond

Press release   •   Nov 16, 2018 15:03 GMT

We are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision which took place this morning (Friday 16 November) in Fishers Pond, Winchester.

Officers were called at 6.06am to the B2177 Portsmouth Road, near the junction with Thompsons Lane which leads to Marwell Zoo.

The collision involved an Orange Renault Megane and a black Alfa Romeo.

The driver of the Renault, a 27-year-old man from Eastleigh,was pronounced dead at the scene. The man’s next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

The Alfa Romeo driver, a 23-year-old man from Curdridge, has been taken to Southampton General Hospital for treatment to life-changing injuries.

The road was closed for some time to allow emergency services to work at the scene, but the closures have since been lifted.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44180430234.