POLICE and ambulance crews were called to a busy East Oxford road following the death of a man.

Passers-by reported seeing a significant number of emergency service vehicles in Iffley Road yesterday, close to the junction with Henley Road.

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This morning, police confirmed that the reason for the response was because a man in his 50s had died.

Crews were called at about 2.45pm following reports that he had suffered a medical episode at an address in Iffley Road.

A force spokesperson said the death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.