Roads have reopened after a 26-year-old man was killed in a lorry crash in Eastleigh.

A road closure was put in place on Tuesday after a yellow HGV crashed with a yellow BMW on Station Hill.

The road was closed at the junction of Leigh Road and Southampton Road as emergency services dealt with the crash just after 12.10pm.

It remained shut for several hours before reopening later in the evening.

The BMW driver, a 26-year-old from Eastleigh, was taken to hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries but later died.

Tributes have since been paid on social media.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dash-cam footage to come forward.

Sergeant Jon White, said: “We are currently carrying out our initial enquires to ascertain the exact circumstances which led to the tragic loss of a man’s life.

“We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and may have dash-cam footage. Likewise, we would like to hear from any local businesses who may have relevant CCTV footage in the moments leading up to the incident.

“If you have any information regarding this incident, no matter how small or insignificant you believe it to be, please contact us as soon as possible as it could help aid our investigation.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting 44220225028 or Operation Stature.

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