POLICE said today a 52-year-old woman is seriously ill in hospital after an accident on the A27 at Portsmouth.
They said the woman, from Bordon, collapsed after getting out of her car after what they described as a minor collision on the westbound carriageway close to the Portsbridge slip road.
Inspector Kevin Paxman said she was the driver of a black Hyundai 4x4 which collided with a silver Citroen hatchback about 1pm yesterday (Tuesday).
The 28-year-old woman driver, of the Citroen, who is from Portsmouth, was not injured.
Police want to hear from witnesses, especially the occupants of a red car.
Contact PC Scott Davidson, of the roads policing unit at Fratton on 0845 045 4545, quoting Operation Fairfax.