A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal crash in which a man in his twenties was killed late last night.

The collision that happened between 9.40pm and 9.45pm involved a white Ford Transit Connect van travelling along Thorney Leys in Witney.

The vehicle left the carriageway and crashed into an area of trees and bushes near to B&Q.

Paramedics attended the scene but a man in his twenties from Carterton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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His next of kin have been informed and his family are being supported by specially trained officers.

A second man is currently receiving treatment at hospital.

His injures are not believed to be serious but he is being kept in for observation.

Thames Valley Police has now arrested a 23-year-old man of no fixed abode and is appealing for witnessed of the tragic incident.

Senior investigating officer Sergeant Mark Scully said: “This collision has sadly led to the death of a man in his twenties.

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"Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.

“We are investigating the circumstances of this collision and we are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

“We are keen to speak with anyone who may have seen the collision or that might have seen the white van prior to the collision.

"Additionally, we are asking any motorists who were travelling along Thorney Leys at around the time of the incident to please check their dash-cam footage and get in touch if it shows the incident or the white van prior to the incident."

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Anybody with information about the crash can make a report by calling 101 quoting reference 43200210732 or you can report online.

Members of the public who wish to remain anonymous can do so by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.