A 19-year-old man has died after his car hit a tree near Fordingbridge.

Police were called at about 8.50am yesterday (26 February) to a report that a black Volkswagen Golf collided with a tree on Alderholt Road.

The driver, a 19-year-old man from Blandford Forum, Dorset, sadly died at the scene.

His family has been informed.

The road was closed for several hours whilst emergency services dealt with the incident. 

Now, the county force is appealing for dashcam footage and information about the crash. 

A spokesperson for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary said: "We have spoken to several witnesses but believe there may be other motorists who saw what happened that we have not yet spoken to.

"If you witnessed this collision, have any information relevant to our investigation, or have any relevant dashcam footage, please get in touch.

"You can call 101, or report online via our website, quoting reference number 44240083299."