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Source: United Kingdom Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A420 near Faringdon.

At around 2am today (12/12) officers were called to the scene of a collision involving a MAN heavy goods vehicle and a white Mercedes Sprinter minibus on the A420 east of the junction with Fernham Road.

Sadly the passenger of the van died, a man in his forties died at the scene of the collision. Work is ongoing to locate his next of kin.

The driver of the Mercedes minibus suffered minor injuries and has been discharged from hospital.

The driver of the HGV suffered life-changing injuries and is in a stable condition at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

An investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.

Road closures are currently in place and diversion routes have been put in place, while road repairs are ongoing.

Investigating officer, PC Lyndsey Blackaby of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Bicester, said: “Sadly a man has died following this collision. Enquiries are ongoing to locate the man’s next of kin.

“We are investigating the circumstances of this collision and we would ask anyone who may have seen the collision or may have seen either of the vehicles prior to the collision to contact us.

“Anyone with information should call 101 or they can report online quoting reference 43200420555”.


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