Swindon crash victim an ex-Cowley plant worker

Paul Winters

Paul Winters

First published in News

AN antiques dealer who died in a crash in Swindon was a former worker at the Mini Plant in Cowley.

Father-of-two Paul Winters, 33, originally from Kidlington, died after the red Nissan he was a passenger in was involved in a collision with a blue Astra in Thamesdown Drive, in the town, on Sunday.

His dad Peter, 61, a grandfather-of-12, was driving and was yesterday still in intensive care at Southmead Hospital in Bristol.

It is believed they were travelling between car boot sales looking for goods at the time of the crash.

Paul Winters, who had two children, Joseph, two, and five-month-old Maggie with his partner Amy, lived in Kidlington for most of his life in Lock Crescent and Benmead Road, before moving to Swindon a year ago. His mum Carol still lives in the village.

The former Gosford Hill School pupil previously worked at Ralph Lauren in Bicester Village shopping centre and was a factory worker at BMW Cowley before starting his own antiques dealing business.

A 23-year-old Swindon man has been bailed over the crash, while a Bristol man, 26, was released without charge.

Top News
Our top stories:

Financial ‘hangover’ for Williams from poor F1 racing season

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 28th April 2015

WILLIAMS’S chief executive officer has described last year’s financial result as a “hangover” from the company’s poor performance the previous year.

Fundraisers take leap of faith for Charlotte’s independence

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 28th April 2015

FUNDRAISERS will jump out of a plane to raise money for sevenyear-old Charlotte Nott.

Bullfinch victim and mother tell all in new books about their ordeal at hands of sex abuse gang

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 28th April 2015

A VICTIM of child sex abuse and her mother have written books about their traumatic experiences at the hands of a gang jailed after Operation Bullfinch.

Neighbours uniting to save Marston pub from demolition

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Tuesday 28th April 2015

NEIGHBOURS are uniting to save a Marston pub in danger of being demolished next year.

UPDATE: Oxford City properties hit by power cut 'back on by 11.30pm' say SSE

Oxford Mail: light bulb with power lines

8:44pm Monday 27th April 2015

PROPERTIES affected by power cuts in Oxfordshire today are being brought back online in phases.

Murder accused is kept in custody after stabbing victim found in car

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Monday 27th April 2015

A 34-YEAR-OLD will appear in court tomorrow accused of murdering the man found fatally wounded in a car in Barton.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree