WITNESSES to a fatal crash are being sought by Fareham traffic police.

David Hewett, 57, from the town, died when his red Ford Transit plunged down an embankment, throwing him from the vehicle.

The accident happened at 9am on Wednesday, October 4, near the junction 11 slip road onto the Westbound carriageway of the M27.

Officers would like to trace the driver of a light blue Cavalier or Carlton, described as an early 1990s model and the driver of a grey Luton style van.

Police believe both vehicle drivers could have been witnesses to the crash and could hold vital information.

Anyone with information should call WPc Sue Heath at Fareham traffic on 0845 045 4545.