Winess AppealFrom the Police:

We are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Andover this evening.

Officers were called to a collision involving a car and a motorcycle at 5.40pm today (December 22nd) on the B3400, near Hurstbourne Priors.

The motorcyclist, a 35-year-old man from Andover, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

The driver of the Ford Focus, a man, and his female passenger, suffered minor injuries and have been taken to Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital.

The road is expected to be closed in both directions between Hurstbourne Priors and the Picket Twenty roundabout, until around 11pm as we continue our investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision.

We would like to hear from anyone who was driving along that road at around the time of the collision, as you may have information that could help.

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number
44180474991.

In an emergency, call 999.