Police can now provide an update following a fatal road traffic collision on the A34 on Saturday, January 24.
At around 5.45pm on the northbound carriageway near the Tufton crossroads a Vauxhall Zafira was involved in a collision with an HGV lorry.
Sadly the front seat passenger of the Vauxhall Zafira, 53-year-old Simon Shore from Highworth in Swindon, Wiltshire, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, a 40-year-old man, and two rear seat passengers (a 13-year-old girl and 38-year-old man) sustained minor injuries.
The driver of the HGV, 48-year-old Piotr Janowski from Poland, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by damgerous driving. He will appear at Basingstoke Magistrates today (Monday, January 26).