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Pedestrian killed at Chievely collision

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision in Chievely during the early hours.

At 00.45am this morning, officers were called to the A34 exit slip road for Priors Court Road, Chieveley northbound in Berkshire to a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

A blue Renault Clio Estate was travelling up the slip road having just exited the A34 when it was in collision with a pedestrian who was on the slip road.

The pedestrian, a 41-year-old man from Bicester, died at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the vehicle were not injured.

The victim’s next of kin have been informed.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit via the Thames Valley Police enquiry line 101 quoting URN 60 13/12.

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TRAVEL - ROADS: BERKSHIRE A34 lorry recovered, road remains blocked

The A34 Northbound remains closed with queueing traffic due to emergency repairs and earlier overturned lorry between M4 J13 (Chieveley / Newbury) and High Street (East Ilsley).

A car transporter overturned after a collision with another lorry. The incident damaged the central reservation and the road's surface. The car transporter has now been recovered. Repairs to the road are underway.

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Overturned lorry halts traffic on A34

Lorry overturned on the A34

The A34 northbound has been blocked for most of the afternoon after a lorry overturned between J13 of the M4 for Chieveley / Newbury and the High Street at East Ilsley.

Thames Valley Police say the driver of the lorry who was complaining of back pain, has been taken to hospital to be checked over. His injuries are not believed to be serious.