A DRIVER has sustained life-threatening injuries following a collision with a tree this morning.

Police were called to the accident on Colehenley Road, from Whitchurch to Kingsclere, shortly before 7am where a blue Ford Transit Connect had collided with a tree near to the junction of Twinley Lane.

A single occupant was driving the vehicle and was transported to Southampton General Hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries.

The road is currently closed and is expected to stay closed for at least another two hours.

If you have any information about the accident, contact the Roads Policing Unit at Whitchurch Police Station on 101 quoting Operation Matar.