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Vehicle goes up in flames on M2

Fire crews were called to the M2 this morning after a flatbed truck went up in flames.
Traffic cameras showed a plume of smoke rising high above the motorway near the Medway bridge.

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'Wonderful' great-grandfather died in Petersfield crash

'Wonderful' great-grandfather died in Petersfield crash

A driver who died in a crash on a dual carriageway in Hampshire has been described as a “wonderful great-grandfather” by his family.

Reginald Kemp, 86, who was known as John, died when his Nissan Micra collided with a pick-up truck near Petersfield on Thursday 17 September.

In a statement released by police, his family said he was a loving husband and a caring father of two daughters.

He also had seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The crash involving Mr Kemp’s car and a Ford Ranger happened on the B2070 London Road at Adhurst Farm, near the A272 junction.

Hampshire Constabulary is continuing to appeal for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage.