Hampshire Constabulary

Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Southampton last night

Press release   •   Jul 01, 2019 11:04 BST

We’re appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Southampton last night (June 30).

Officers were called to Mountbatten Way at 11pm following a single vehicle collision involving a BMW 3 series.

The female passenger, a 51-year-old from Totton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

The driver, a 32-year-old man, from Totton, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to provide a specimen for analysis.

He remains in custody at this time.

The road was reopened this morning.

Investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision are ongoing and we are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the silver BMW in the area prior to the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact us on 101, quoting 44190226451, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number 44190226451.

In an emergency, call 999.