A man in his 40s has died following a lorry crash on a major Hampshire road.

He was driving a red Mini Cooper which was involved in a collision with a HGV on the A303 near Thruxton circuit on Friday, December 1.

Police say the victim, from Kingsdon in Somerset, died at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the crash at 9.24am is asked to come forward.

A police spokesperson said: "If you were driving on the A303 and saw the crash or a red Mini in the moments before it, please contact police.

"If you have any relevant dashcam footage, it might be helpful for the officers.

"Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 44230491058."

The A303 was closed in both directions for several hours following the crash. 

The eastbound carriageway reopened at around 4pm, but the closure for westbound traffic continued late in the night.