A WOMAN is fighting for her life after being hit by a vehicle on the motorway near Winchester.

The collision happened late on Friday night (February 1) when the woman, who was on foot, was struck by a white van.

The woman, who has not been named, was taken to hospital and police say her injuries are life-threatening.

Police were called to the scene at 10.50pm and are now appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information regarding the incident on the Northbound M3, just before junction 11, should contact the police on 08450 454 545 and quote Operation Fable.