Three-year-old girl critically injured in Wickham crash

EMERGENCY The accident between Wickham and Fareham
EMERGENCY The accident between Wickham and Fareham

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POLICE have confirmed a young girl was critically injured after a crash in Wickham.

The three-year-old suffered critical injuries following the multiple vehicle collision on the A32 Wickham Road at around 10.55am yesterday.

Three vehicles had crashed at the junction with Forest Lane.

The child was taken by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital with life threatening injuries.

The road was closed in both directions for several hours after the crash.

A 54-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision who should Sgt Andrew Lynch of the Hampshire Road Policing Unit, quoting Operation Copperfield, on 101.