Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision on the northbound A343 at Highclere this morning.
Officer were called at 4.31am after a white Mercedes Sprinter van was in collision with a tree between Three Legged Cross and the Yew Tree pub.
Sadly the 60-year-old male driver, who was from the Andover area, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The A343 remains closed in both directions whilst Collision scene investigation work is carried out.
Sergeant Martin Mundy from the Roads Policing Unit said:
“We are keen to speak to the driver of a Luton-type vehicle travelling southbound that may have passed the Mercedes just prior to the collision.
“We also understand that the driver of a Mazda car stopped to give assistance, but left the scene before we arrived. We would like that driver to get in touch.”
Anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident number 085.