Man fighting for life following A3 crash after driving more than three miles on wrong side of the road

A man suffered life-threatening injuries after a crash involving a car that was spotted driving the wrong way for miles on a dual carriageway.

Thursday, 19th December 2019, 11:10 am
Updated Thursday, 19th December 2019, 4:42 pm

Police received a report last night which said a black Volkswagen Passat was travelling southbound on the northbound side of the A3.

Shortly afterwards, at about 11.50pm, the Passat was involved in a head-on crash with a BMW just south of the Ham Barn roundabout.

A third car, a Renault, then collided with the Passat.

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The incident happened near the Ham Barn roundabout. Picture: Google Maps

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The Passat driver, a 23-year-old man, was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The other two drivers were able to walk away from their cars.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the Passat on the A3, especially if people have dashcam footage of the car travelling south from Liphook on the northbound carriageway.

If you have information call police on 101 quoting 44190454757, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.