Man Dies After Head-On Crash

A 30-year-old man from Devon has died from his injuries after a car crash in Chichester on Sunday May the 22nd.

John Boeijink of Friars Hele Farm, Meejh, Okehampton, was driving a black Subaru car in Old Broyle Road at 10.20pm when it collided head-on with a blue Audi A3.

The Subaru caught fire as a result, causing damage to another car, a green Peugeot.

He died from his injuries in Southampton General Hospital on Tuesday 24 May.

A total of seven people were taken to hospital that night.

Of the other six, four had serious injuries and one is still in a critical condition in hospital. The 20-year-old man from Stockbridge in Hampshire, who was a passenger in the Subaru, suffered from serious head injuries which are thought to be life-threatening.

A 22-year-old male Subaru passenger from Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, suffered from a broken wrist and has been released from hospital.

A 20-year-old woman Subaru passenger, also from Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, received a serious head injury which is not considered life-threatening.

The fifth Subaru passenger, a 27-year-old man from Chichester, received a broken leg. The driver of the Audi, a 34-year-old man from Chichester, received a broken ankle and the 29-year-old driver of the Peugeot suffered slight injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any other information about it is asked to call 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Henlow.