Police officers from the joint operations Roads Policing unit based at Whitchurch are currently dealing with a fatal road traffic collision on the A30 near Hook. It is understood that the collision happened outside the Volkswagen dealership on the busy A30 this morning on the eastbound carriageway, just past The Hatch pub.
As a result, the road has currently been closed for a number of hours whilst emergency services to deal with the incident. Specialist collision scene investigation officers are currently carrying out invesigation work and diversions have been be put in place.
The closures are likley impact morning commuters and drivers are being asked seek an alternative route if possible.
Hampshire Police have said:Two teenagers have died following a serious crash near Hook.
A member of the public reported seeing a vehicle on the side of the A30 eastbound just before 5am this morning (March 28).
The car, a white Fiat 500, had collided with trees just past the Hatch pub.
The driver of the vehicle and her passenger, both 18-year-old women, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Their next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
Investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision are ongoing and as a result the road remains closed.
Sgt Andy Noble, from the Joint Roads Policing Unit, said: “We are working hard to establish exactly what happened to cause this collision.
“At this stage we do not know what time the collision happened, so we would like to hear from anyone who drove eastbound along that road between 9.50pm last night and 5am this morning.
“We particularly want to speak to anyone who has done that journey who has a dash cam, as we believe this will help us to narrow down the time of the incident.
“We would also like to speak to anyone who saw a white Fiat 500 driving in the area between those times, so please get in touch.”
If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference ‘44180114591’, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.