M3 closed for several hours after lorry crashes into central reservation

Daily Echo: Man dies after lorry crash on motorway Man dies after lorry crash on motorway

A man has died after the lorry he was in crashed on a Hampshire motorway.

The crash last night happened when the 7.5 ton box lorry crashed into the central reservation of the M3.

Police closed the southbound carriageway of the motorway for several hours while investigations into the crash were carried out.

Two people were in the lorry at the time of the crash, at 4.53pm, near junction 13.

They were taken to Southampton General Hospital with serious injuries but one, a 60-year-old, died.

A 45-year-old man still being treated in hospital wiht serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Police are still trying to find out which one of the men, who have not been identified was driving lorry.

No other vehicles were involved in the collision, police say.

Officers have appealed for any witnesses to contact Sergeant Dan Goulding at Totton road policing unit on 101 quoting Operation Magnolite.

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9:00am Sun 5 Jan 14

Dusty says...

That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me
That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me Dusty
  • Score: -14

9:57am Sun 5 Jan 14

issacchunt says...

The irrelevance of that comment is unbelievable.

Sad to hear someone has lost their life.
The irrelevance of that comment is unbelievable. Sad to hear someone has lost their life. issacchunt
  • Score: 29

12:42pm Sun 5 Jan 14

espanuel says...

Dusty wrote:
That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me
Not as big as your ego or head.
[quote][p][bold]Dusty[/bold] wrote: That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me[/p][/quote]Not as big as your ego or head. espanuel
  • Score: 1

4:44pm Sun 5 Jan 14

dango says...

Dusty wrote:
That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me
Armchair CSI? Expert Logistics run a fleet of Mercedes Benz Artico wagons, some of which are 7.5 tonne rigid trucks.

Think before typing next time.

Condolences to the drivers family.
[quote][p][bold]Dusty[/bold] wrote: That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me[/p][/quote]Armchair CSI? Expert Logistics run a fleet of Mercedes Benz Artico wagons, some of which are 7.5 tonne rigid trucks. Think before typing next time. Condolences to the drivers family. dango
  • Score: 7

6:22pm Sun 5 Jan 14

gilbertratchet says...

Dusty wrote:
That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me
Look again then. Looks exactly like a 7.5 tonner to me.
[quote][p][bold]Dusty[/bold] wrote: That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me[/p][/quote]Look again then. Looks exactly like a 7.5 tonner to me. gilbertratchet
  • Score: 2

8:12pm Sun 5 Jan 14

issacchunt says...

gilbertratchet wrote:
Dusty wrote:
That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me
Look again then. Looks exactly like a 7.5 tonner to me.
FFS move on, someone died.
[quote][p][bold]gilbertratchet[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dusty[/bold] wrote: That looks bigger than 7.5 ton to me[/p][/quote]Look again then. Looks exactly like a 7.5 tonner to me.[/p][/quote]FFS move on, someone died. issacchunt
  • Score: 2

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