THE young man who died when he fell from a bridge over the A3 has been named by police.
Seventeen-year-old Damien Thomas was hit by a car following the fall just after 9.10pm on Saturday.
The teenager, from Stoneham Close, Petersfield, fell from a bridge over the southbound lane of the A3 at Petersfield.
Mr Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 61-year-old male driver of the Kia Cee’d that he was involved in the accident and his wife, who was a passenger, were both uninjured.
They are from Waterlooville. Police have launched an investigation.
The road was shut for several hours after the incident as police carried out a forensic examination of the scene.
The A3 southbound was closed between the junctions of the A272 Petersfield
north and the A272 Petersfield south.
The road re-opened in the early hours of Sunday.
Detectives are seeking any witnesses to call them.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101 quoting Operation Lockness.