A WOMAN has died and three other people are injured after a car hit a tree.

Police were called to the scene of a crash in School Lane, Hamble, just before 9pm on Thursday, after the single-vehicle crash, which involved a silver Toyota Aygo.

The 18-year-old woman, who was a passenger, was taken to Southampton General Hospital but was later pronounced dea.d

Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

The driver and two other passengers were also injured and taken to hospital.

It is not known how serious their injuries are.

A Hampshire Constabulary statement says: "Investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision are ongoing and we are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the silver Aygo in the Hamble area prior to the incident.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact us on 101, quoting 44190438205. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."