Man dies following three-car Chichester crash

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A man has died following a three car crash in Chichester which hospitalised seven people.

The 30-year-old man from Devon died from his injuries sustained in the crash which happened on Old Broyle Road, on Sunday, May 22.

Police have named him as, John Boeijink of Friars Hele Farm, Meejh, Okehampton.

He was driving a black Subaru car at 10.20pm when it was in collision with a blue Audi A3.

The Subaru caught fire as a result, causing damage to another car, a green Peugeot. He died in Southampton General Hospital on Tuesday, May 24.

Of the other six people injured, four had serious injuries and one is still in a critical condition in hospital.

A 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, suffered from a broken wrist and has been released from hospital.

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

The fifth Subaru passenger, a 27-year-old man from Chichester, suffered 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.