A local man from the Portsmouth area has sadly died following a serious road traffic collision in Rowlands Castle we can reveal. The collision happened on Manor Lodge Road in Rowlands Castle near to Rowland Castle Golf Course just before 6pm on Thursday evening. It is understood that the single vehicle collision involving black Nissan Qashai left the road and roll an number of times into a field.
Police,Paramedics from South Central Ambulance services and Fire Crews stationed at Havant and Horndean where called to the scene. Collision scene investigators spent most of the evening at the scene. The road was closed in both directions until just after 1am on Friday morning. It is understood from witnesses that the mane may have had a medical episode at the wheel prior to the collision. Recovery of the vehicle was a very complex operation and took nearly three hours using specialist equipment. A South Central Ambulance Service spokeswoman said the collision was reported at 5.52pm on Thursday.
Two ambulances were dispatched along with the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance, an ambulance doctor and the critical care car.
Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference number 44170318767.