Police appeal after fatal crash in Banbury

Robert Shepley - EditorBanbury News, Police & Emergency

Banbury News - Police

Thames Valley Police are appealing for information after a fatal road traffic collision in Banbury.

At around 9.55am on Monday(5/9), a silver Toyota Yaris was involved in a collision on the A361 near Williamscote Hill. The vehicle left the road and collided with a tree.

The driver and front seat passenger, both 19-year-old women from Northants, were taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital.

The front seat passenger has sadly subsequently died from injuries sustained in the collision. Her next of kin has been informed.

The driver was later released from hospital with relatively minor injuries.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision or who saw the silver Toyota Yaris travelling prior to the collision.

If you have any information about the incident please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting URN 353 5/9.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.