A man in his 30s died after his car swerved off the road and hit a tree on the A391 between Chipping Norton and Banbury

The incident occurred near Swerford, close to the junction for the B4031 shortly before 11pm yesterday (May 11). 

The man was driving a blue Audi TT in the direction of Banbury. 

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He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

His next of kin have been informed and specially trained officers are supporting them.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision. 

Investigating officer PC Sian Carter, of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “Sadly, a man has died following this collision and our thoughts are with his loved ones at this extremely difficult time.

“I would like to appeal for anyone that witnessed the collision, or saw the car prior to it.

“At this time, we are not aware of any other vehicles being involved.

“I would also ask anyone with a dash-camera who was driving in the area at the time to check their footage and let us know if it has captured anything that might assist our investigation.”

Those with information are asked to contact Thames Valley Police on 101 or via the website using the investigation reference number 43230206279.