Man killed after hit-and-run collision with lorry on A303 near Andover

A man has been killed after a suspected hit-and-run collision with a lorry in Hampshire.

Tuesday, 22nd December 2020, 12:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd December 2020, 12:47 pm

Hampshire police said the body of a man was found by a slip road on the A303 at Picket Twenty, near Andover, at about 2.25am on Tuesday.

Officers believe a large goods vehicle hit the man, who was a pedestrian, and drove off without stopping.

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The man was found shortly before 2.30am this morning

Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, the 53-year-old from Andover was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed.

Police want to speak to anyone who might have information, including dash-cam footage that could help the investigation.

A police spokesperson said: ‘Do you have footage of a pedestrian on the A303 this morning? Perhaps you saw a large goods vehicle on the road around the relevant time?’

Anyone with information is asked to phone 101 quoting reference 128 of today’s date.

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