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UPDATED::A32 West Meon closed following serious collision head-on collision

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Police are currently on scene dealing with a serious Collision on the A32 by West Meon.

Approx 30 firefighters from Droxford, Petersfield, Cosham and Basingstoke have also been mobilised to the incident. That involves a head-on collision involving two vehicles.

Claims have been made that a silver BMW vehicle pulled out of the fuel station moment before the collision and drove up the road on the wrong side of the road plough into the other vehicle.

LIVE UPDATED FROM THE SCENE:

A32 West Meon closed following serious head on collision

Live broadcasting started on 14/05/2019 21:11 and was finished on 14/05/2019 23:17

  • 22:58 pm
    For the time being, we are going to end our live coverage and any further updates and appeals will be added later
  • 22:56 pm
    One driver who stopped to assist said that he saw five to six ambulance at the scene along with a number of Paramedics and the doctors from onboard the air ambulance that had flown from neat by Thruxton near Andover.
  • 22:55 pm
    No details have been released on the conditions of the casualty or the number of how many are involved at present
  • 22:54 pm
    The closure is likely to be in place for the next four to five hours to assist with the scanning and recovery of evidence.
  • 22:53 pm
    Police investigators who are recovering data and information to recreate the collision via a computer model are using a specialist scanner that takes scans of the area and using point from the Google mapping system to help build a model of how the collision happened. Each scan takes two to three minutes.
  • 22:51 pm
    Officers dealing with the Incident have issued an appeal for any witnesses who have already given their details to officers at the scene to contact them on 101
  • 22:50 pm
    The Road and the Cordons remain in place whilst officers from the forensic collision investigation unit carry out their invesigation
  • 22:30 pm
    There has been conflicting information and Police have yet to issue any statements or appeals It was understood that a number of motorcyclists had been taken to hospital.
  • 22:29 pm
    It's currently unclear on what other vehicles are involved we know that a Silver BMW is one vehicle
  • 22:28 pm
    It also understood the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) have also been sent to assist
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The road is currently closed in both directions whilst emergency services are on scene, closures are between West Meon Village and West Meon Hut. Please avoid the area and seek alternative routes check for local diversions.

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air ambulance have also been requested to attend.

Fire crews are using specialist spreading and cutting equipment.

A specialist rescue tender that carries extra cutting and stabilising gear stationed at Cosham has also been sent to the incident.

A witness who was at a local car meet that was held at the West Meon hut tonight said a car pulled out the petrol station and drove all the way up the hill on the wrong side and was involved in a head-on.

The road is likely to remain closed until the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Hampshire Constabulary has been approached for a statement and comment

Anyone who captured the collision or any of the vehicle involved prior to the incident is asked to contact Hampshire Constabulary on 101.

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