An elderly man has died in hospital following a crash involving a car which collided with a wall.

Emergency services were called to the crash on the A337 Christchurch Road in Barton-on-Sea on Tuesday, July 4.

A blue Honda HR-V collided with a wall off the carriageway near Chewton Bunny shortly before 12.40pm.

The driver, an 84-year-old woman from Wootton in the New Forest, suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital.

The passenger, a 91-year-old man also from Wootton, was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.

A Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary spokesperson said: “We would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident or the blue Honda in the moments leading up to the collision.

“We would particularly like to speak to anyone with dash cam footage.

“If you have any relevant information please report online via our website, or call 101, quoting reference 44230267563.”