A MAN will appear in court next month to face charges relating to a fatal crash in the Meon Valley last summer.

Steven Agar, 36, of Harris Road, Gosport, will appear at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court on Tuesday April 3, accused of causing death by careless driving whilst over the specified limit of a controlled drug.

Officers were called at 5.05pm on August 23 to a collision between a Mazda and an Audi A4 on the A32 Wickham Road near Droxford.

Gena Close, 56, of Beverly Hills Park, Amesbury, Wiltshire, was a rear seat passenger in the Mazda.

She was taken to Southampton General Hospital following the crash where she later died.