A WOMAN in her sixties is in hospital in a critical condition after being involved in a head on collision yesterday morning.

The crash happend at around 9.40am on Faringdon Road, Gozzard's Ford in Abingdon when a grey BMW car and a white Mercedes Sprinter van collided head on.

The woman who is in hospital was a passenger in the BMW.

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Another passenger in the BMW and the driver, a woman in her sixties and a man in his seventies, were taken to hospital with minor injuries and have since been discharged.

The driver of the van, a man in his thirties, was not injured.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses.

Investigating officer Chris Weatherly of the Road Policing Unit, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who saw this collision today.

“It was during the day at a relatively busy time, so we believe a number of people will have seen what happened.

“It would also be useful to speak to anyone who saw the manner of driving before the incident happened.

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“Please check any dash-cam footage from around that time.

“If you think you have something which may help with this investigation, please call the non-emergency number 101 or make a report online using the reference 43200088333.

“If you would prefer to remain 100 per cent anonymous please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”