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Gosport traffic collision sparks police appeal

HAMPSHIRE POLICE have launched an urgent appeal for information following a severe road traffic incident in Gosport earlier this week, which left an elderly male with serious injuries and caused disruption across the surrounding areas whilst emergency services administered treatment alongside a lengthy clear-up operation.

Officers was called at approximately 12pm on Thursday (March 16) to reports of a traffic collision between a man in his eighties and a white Toyota car down Grange Road, near to Gosport Household Waste Recycling Centre. The male was taken to hospital with serious injuries with a pet dog also suffering injuries as a result.

ROMASE reported that Grange Road had been fully closed between B3333 Privett Road and Howe Road in both directions, with traffic building throughout the afternoon as drivers found an alternative routes. The main road was reopened at approximately 5:30pm following the conclusion of initial investigations and clearing up.

Anyone with information or footage is asked to contact police by calling the non-emergency number 101 and quote the case’s reference number 44230105433. They can further submit details using this online reporting tool available on the Hampshire Police website, with official support and guidance available on the links here.

Alternatively, readers can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously by calling 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online forms which can be found through their website:

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