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Man assaulted after stopping to check on driver

Police are appealing for witnesses following the assault of a man who had stopped to check on the welfare of another driver. The incident occurred between 1.30am and 1.50am on Sunday, February 2 on the A33 at Sherfield-on-Loddon.

The victim, a 30-year-old man from Hook, suffered an injury to his face that required hospital treatment.

I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident. I’d specifically like to speak to the occupants of a taxi and a dark coloured BMW which were overtaken by a black VW Polo shortly before passing Sherfield School.”

– Detective Constable Ben Lee from Basingstoke police station

A33 delays after fatal crash

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Commuters into Reading have reportedly been delayed for up to three hours today, after the A33 was closed. It follows a crash in which a teenager died during a high speed police chase just before 11.30pm last night.

ACTING SUPT HENRY PARSONS, JOINT ROADS POLICING UNIT said **“A 19-year-old man, believed to be from the Fiesta, sadly lost his life in the collision.

“We have referred the incident to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.”