A HAMPSHIRE teenager has died in a crash on a major Hampshire road.

The 19-year-old from Bursledon was driving a blue BMW 2 series on the A3(M) in Waterlooville at about 10.40pm on Thursday night.

He was rushed to Southampton General Hospital but died a short time later, and his family have been informed.

Horndean Fire Station wrote on social media that the crash was thought to be "due to a downpour of rain".

Police have launched an investigation and want to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash or knows what happened.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesman said: "If you saw what happened or if you saw a blue BMW 2 Series prior to the collision, please get in touch.

"If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '44180005119', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111."