Man charged as pedestrian dies after being hit by motorbike in Hampshire

A pedestrian has died in hospital after being hit by a motorbike in Andover. 

The 48-year-old man passed away after suffering life-threatening injuries in the crash on Sunday (October 14) night. 

The incident took place at the weekend

The incident took place at the weekend

Darren Lampard, 52, of no fixed abode, has been charged with causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving, driving without insurance, and driving without a licence.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court this morning (18 October).

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Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We can confirm that a pedestrian who was seriously injured in a collision in Andover has since died in hospital.

‘Officers were called at 11.08pm on Sunday 14 October following reports of a collision between a male pedestrian and a motorcycle on New Street.

'The pedestrian, a 48-year-old man from Andover, suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital where he has subsequently died.

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‘His next of kin are being supported by specialist officers at this time.

‘It was also alleged that the motorbike did not stop at the scene.' 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact us on 101, quoting Operation Rhythm, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.