Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the M3 this morning (Wednesday 6 September).
Officers were called at 5.14am to reports of a single vehicle collision on the M3 northbound between junctions 12 and 11.
The driver of the Vauxhall Astra, a 45-year-old man from Bournemouth, was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was involved in the collision.
Next of kin have been informed and are being supported by our officers.
Inspector Kirsty Shannon said: “Due to the seriousness of this collision the motorway had to be closed for a couple of hours to ensure a thorough investigation of the scene.
“We know that this has caused significant disruption to motorists this morning and we would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.
“We always work hard to ensure that any road closure is lifted as soon as possible and we would like to thank motorists for their patience while we dealt with this incident.”
If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '105', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.