UPDATE: Driver involved in Cropredy collision dies from his injuries

Robert Shepley - EditorBanbury News, Police & Emergency

Banbury News

Driver involved in Cropredy collision dies from his injuries

Thames Valley Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a collision in Cropredy, near Banbury, on Tuesday (24/1).

Roads Policing officers attended a two vehicle collision in Oxhey Hill shortly after 8am in which a green Porsche Boxster and a blue Ford Fiesta collided.

An occupant of the Ford Fiesta, a 25-year-old local man, sustained serious injuries. He was taken by air ambulance to hospital in Coventry where he sadly died in the early hours of yesterday (25/1). His next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the Porsche Boxster sustained minor injuries in the collision.

The road was closed while the emergency services attended the scene and has since re-opened.

No arrests have been made in connection with the collision.

Officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances and are appealing for witnesses.


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Investigating officer PC Julia Stroud, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw the vehicles travelling prior to the collision.

“We believe we have located a man we had been appealing for who had been travelling in the Ford Fiesta and would like to thank the public for their assistance in providing information.”

Anyone who has any information about the collision, or who has information about the whereabouts of the man who may have left the scene, should contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting URN 197 24/1.