Two seriously injured after A272 crash near Midhurst

A 21 year old man remains in a critical condition after a car crash on Saturday evening (January 9) on the A272 close to Stedham.

A passenger in the car, the man who comes from Bordon, was taken to Southampton Hospital neurological unit suffering from what has been described as ‘serious multiple injuries’.

The driver, a 36 year old man from Midhurst is today (Thursday, January 14) reported to be in a ‘stable’ condition.

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He was also taken to Southampton hospital’s neurological unit with serious head and neck injuries.

Emergency services were called to the scene just after 9pm after reports of a single vehicle collision on the A272 Midhurst to Petersfield road at its junction with the road to Minsted.

A police spokesman said: “A VW Passat had left the road, struck some trees and ended up in the opposite carriageway.”

The road was closed for several hours while an investigation was carried out.

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