Pensioner fighting for her life after head-on crash Near West Wellow

pensioner fighting for her life after head on crash near west wellow

Police are appealing for witnesses to a two-car road traffic collision that took place yesterday evening (Sunday, August 7) on the A36 near West Wellow.

The head-on collision, near the Ower roundabout, involved a black Vauxhall Corsa and a silver Kia car and happened just before 8pm.

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Three people have been taken to Southampton General Hospital following the collision.

The 19-year-old male driver of the Vauxhall Corsa sustained a leg injury.

A man and woman in their 80s, who were in the Kia car, both sustained injuries. The woman is said to be a in a serious condition.


A stretch of the A36 has been closed since the collision and is likely to remain so into the early hours of this morning while an investigation takes place.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call the Totton Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting Operation Sharper.