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7-year-old boy killed in collision

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a fatal road collision in Buckinghamshire yesterday.

At 2.17pm yesterday on the A4146 Stoke Hammond bypass near the junction with the B4032 Leighton Road a silver Toyota RAV 4 was involved in a collision with a blue DAF lorry. The collision occurred on the south bound dual carriageway.

Fire service, air ambulance together with the ambulance service attended.

Sadly a 7-year-old boy, who was a pssenger in the car, died at the scene. Three people were taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford where they were treated for serious injuries.

A 33-year-old man from Milton Keynes was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released on bail while the investigation continues. The road was closed for a number of hours while collision investigation work was undertaken.

“This is a very sad case where a young boy has lost his life. We are in the process of investigating the circumstances which led to these tragic consequences and so would urge anyone who was in the area before this time and saw the incident itself or who had seen either vehicle prior to the collision to please contact us as a matter of urgency.”

– Investigating officer PC Sandra Terry from Bicester Serious Collision Investigation Unit

Witness appeal after fatal crash

Roads Policing officers are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a 47-year-old motorcyclist died near East Meon yesterday.

At around 3.15pm, a motorcyclist was travelling on the main road from East Meon to West Meon and was negoating a lefthand bend when his bike came off the road and collided with a tree.

He was treated at the site of the collision by a doctor from the Hampshire Air Ambulance but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The man is believed to be from Burgess Hill in West Sussex. His family are being informed. A formal identification will take place tomorrow.

The man was riding with a second motorcyclist who was not involved in the collision.

Anyone who witnessed this incident and is able to provide information which could help the investigation is urged to call 101 and ask for Havant Roads Policing Unit, quoting Operation Content.

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Witnesses urged to come forward after fatal collision

Officers are urging witnesses and drivers in the area to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision on the A35 between Axminster and Charmouth.

The collision occurred at around 2.30pm on Sunday 15 March 2015 at Greenway Head, near to Raymonds Hill.

A silver Toyota Prius driven by a 63-year-old man from the Lincolnshire area collided with a blue Peugeot car driven by a 28-year-old woman from the Lyme Regis area.

The front seat passenger of the Toyota car, a 59-year-old woman from the Lincolnshire area died at the scene.

The drivers of both vehicles suffered serious life changing Injuries. They were taken to hospital for treatment and remain there in stable conditions. No arrests have been made.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 15:250. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

"I believe that a number of vehicles may have driven past the collision after it happened. I am appealing for them to contact me as they may be able to provide vital evidence. In particular, I would like to speak to the driver of an articulated lorry with a white cab that was travelling eastbound toward Bridport. I urgently want to hear from anyone with information related to the collision or the manner of driving of the vehicles involved.”

– Police Sergeant Joe Pardey, Dorset Police

Fatal collision on A35

Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a fatal road traffic collision on the A35 between Axminster and Charmouth.

The collision occurred at around 2.30pm on Sunday 15 March 2015 at Greenway Head, near to Raymonds Hill.

A silver Toyota Prius driven by a 63-year-old man from the Lincolnshire area collided with a blue Peugeot car driven by a 28-year-old woman from the Lyme Regis area.

The front seat passenger of the Toyota car, a 59-year-old woman from the Lincolnshire area, sadly died at the scene.

The drivers of both vehicles suffered serious life changing Injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.

The road was closed for several hours whilst investigators examined the scene.

Any witnesses to the collision or the manner of driving of the vehicles involved please contact Police Constable Gareth Blaken of Weymouth traffic police on 101 quoting incident number 15:250.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 15:250. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

Pedestrian killed in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision in New Milton after a pedestrian died.

Hampshire Constabulary was called at 5.43pm last night when the collision occurred between a pedestrian and a car in Caird Avenue near the junction with Inglewood Drive.

Part of Caird Avenue was closed until approximately 9.20pm while police carried out initial enquiries at the collision scene.

The pedestrian, an 86-year-old man from New Milton, was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead. A post-mortem examination will take in due course to help establish the cause of death.

Next-of-kin have been informed. Police won't be in a position to publish the man's name until all formal identification procedures are complete.

The driver of the car, a 21-year-old man from Lymington, was not injured. He has voluntarily given an account to the police. He was not arrested.

A key line of enquiry is identifying and speaking with motorists and pedestrians who were in Caird Avenue between Ashley Road and the Tesco roundabout between 5.30pm and 5.40pm last night. Anyone who was in this area between these times could be an important witness to the collision and the circumstances immediately beforehand.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact officers from Hampshire Constabulary's Roads Policing Unit (RPU) at Totton police station by phoning 101 and quoting Operation Report. Mini-com users can phone 18001 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

Tributes paid to motorcyclist killed in collision

Police have released the name of the motorcyclist who died following a fatal collision at Staples Cross.

A Triumph motorbike and a green Landrover Defender collided on the B2177 in Boarhunt at 1,30pm on Monday, December 22nd.

Sadly 37 year-old Robert McQueen from Port Solent died at the scene.

Mr McQueen's family have paid tribute to him and said: "Rob was a father to four children and he will be greatly missed always. He was a hard working enthusiastic biker and gadget man, a devoted family man, and loyal friend who will be forever missed by everyone who knew him".

The circumstances of the collision are being investigated.

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Mourners pay touching tribute to Lily and Abbey

Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers died after a car crash in Lyndhurst

A memorial service has been held for two teenage girls who were killed in a car crash in the New Forest a week ago.

Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers, both aged nineteen, died when the car in which they were passengers smashed into a wall in Lyndhurst.

Today family and friends gathered at nearby Boltons Bench for the ceremony including a minute's applause to celebrate their lives. Richard Slee reports.

Hundreds of people gather at memorial for Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers

Memorial service to be held for Lily and Abbey

Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers died in a crash last weekend Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

A memorial service will be held today for two teenage girls who died in a car crash in the New Forest.

Lily Butterfield-Godwin and Abbey Rogers, born on the same day 19 years ago, died together when the car in which they were passengers smashed into a wall.

It happened in Gosport Lane at Lyndhurst last Saturday morning. The 21-year-old driver and another girl were injured and taken to Southampton General Hospital.

Investigations into how the incident happened are continuing.

Woman died at scene after being hit by a car

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision in Abingdon.

At about 5pm on 26 November, a Ford Focus and a pedestrian were in collision on the A4183 Oxoford Road, Lodge Hill, Abingdon.

The pedestrian, an 81-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed to Lodge Hill roundabout until about 8.30pm

If you have any information about the collision then please contact investigating officer, Sgt Sharon Scarffe via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Fatal crash in Royal Wootton Bassett

A man has died following a road traffic collision in Royal Wootton Bassett.

The incident took place at 5.25pm last night outside The Old Nick pub on Station Road.

A grey Fiat Punto was in collision with a 78 year-old man from Royal Wootton Bassett.

The man was taken to Great Western Hospital in Swindon with life threatening injuries but sadly died this morning as a result of his injuries.

Wiltshire Police would like to hear from anyone who was on Station Road last night immediately before the incident or anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

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