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Five vehicles involved in fatal crash

Police have launched an investigation after a fatal crash involving five vehicles in Oxfordshire.

It happened at around 12.30pm on the A424 between Burford and Stow-On-The-Wold at the junction to Idbury and Foscot on Friday.

The 57-year-old male driver of one of the vehicles died at the scene.

Another driver and passenger sustained serious but not life threatening injuries.


Woman in life threatening condition after crash

A woman's in a life threatening condition in hospital after a crash involving a van and a car in Beaminster.

Dorset Police were called to the A356 near Chedington yesterday afternoon.

The woman was taken to Dorset County Hospital by land ambulance with life-threatening injuries. Two other people have been described as walking wounded.

The road is expected to be closed for some time to allow collision investigators to examine the scene.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences.

“This is a very serious collision and the A356 is expected to be closed for quite a while.

“I would like to thank affected motorists for their patience during the road closure, which is necessary to allow us to establish what happened. While the closures are in place, I would urge motorists to please avoid the area and use alternative routes.

“I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision to please call Dorset Police.”

– Police Sergeant Nikki Burt, of Dorset Police’s Traffic Unit


Football kits needed for Romanian orphan team

A father from Dorset is asking people to donate their old football boots to help orphans in Romania.

Jeremy Harfield from Charminster went to volunteer in Oradea on a church mission and found a local youth team made up mostly of orphans. They don't have any government funding, so rely on donations and are in desperate need of supplies.

Watch Sam Holder's report below:

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