A MAN in his 70s has died after a crash this morning.

He was driving at green Honda Civic towards Goring from Aston Tirrold at around 7.55am when he crashed with a white Ford Transit Connect Van going in the opposite direction towards Blewbury.

He was rushed to hospital but could not be saved. His family have been told and are being supported by specially trained officers.

The van driver was also taken to hospital and has since been discharged.

No arrests have been made.  

Investigating officer PC Darren Baker, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Sadly a man has died following this incident and we are carrying out an investigation to establish exactly what happened.

“I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or who may have been in the area around this time, to please get in touch.

“I would also ask anyone with dash-cams to check footage in case it may have captured either of the vehicles before the incident.

“Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101 or making a report online, quoting reference 43210189150.”


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