An 18-year-old Southampton woman died in a head-on crash in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal crash on the A27 Kanes Hill, Bursledon, in the early hours of Saturday. 

A spokesperson for Hampshire Police said: "At around 1.19am, a black Audi A3 travelling eastbound and a blue Ford Focus travelling in the opposite direction, collided head-on.

"The passenger of the Ford Focus, a 18-year-old woman from Southampton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

"A 36 year old local man has been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst over the prescribed limit, dangerous driving, failing to stop following a road traffic collision and causing death by dangerous driving."

Officers want to hear from anyone with any information, including dash cam footage of the incident or vehicles travelling prior to it. 

Call them on 101, quoting 44210281745.