Man Who Died After Hitting Tree Is Named

A man who died following a serious crash in East Wellow on Sunday (February 20) morning has been named by police..

Jason Bates, of West Wellow, was driving a silver BMW 318 on the A3090 at East Wellow, near to the junction with Ridge Lane, at about 7.20am.

For reasons unknown, the car left the road and collided with a tree.

Mr Bates, aged 29, died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

Officers from Totton Roads Policing Unit are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to get in touch.

Anyone with any information should contact PC Stuart Roberts or Sergeant Gabe Snuggs on 101, quoting Operation Aba, or call the charity Crimestopppers line anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Callers from outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight should use 0845 045 45 45.