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Drink Drive Arrest Following Buck Services Crash

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A small white van crashed into the petrol pumps at Buck Services on the A303 at 10.30pm last night (Thursday 9th March 2017).

The van exited the A303 and ploughed into the pumps, rolling onto its side.

Andover Advertising with Mr TyresEmergency services arrived on the scene, a Hampshire Fire & Rescue spokesperson said there were no fuel spillages or fires during the incident.

A Police spokesperson said, "We were called at 10.30pm last night to reports of a single vehicle collision at Buck Garage on Basingstoke Road. A Peugeot van had collided with a petrol pump. Two men inside the vehicle were able to get out.

"They had suffered minor injuries and were taken to North Hampshire Hospital as a precaution.

"The fire service was called to make the pump safe.

"A 43-year-old man from Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of driving a motor vehicle when alcohol level above limit. He has been bailed until May 4."

Buck services is situated at the Longparish exit of the A303 eastbound carriageway.

If anyone has any information regarding the incident, contact Hampshire Police on 101.