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Driver dies in crash on M20

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal crash on the M20 in Kent.

It happened at around 10.03pm last night on the London bound carriageway between junctions 4 and 3.

It was reported that a Fiat Ducato van collided with a white DAF truck close to the junction with the M26. The van then caught fire and the driver was reported to have been unable to escape the vehicle.

The driver was declared dead at the scene.

Police are trying to establish the identity of the deceased and contact next of kin.

Woman charged in connection with fatal crash

Officers investigating a fatal crash in Canterbury have charged a woman with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police were called to the A2050 at Harbledown on Friday 10 July last year to reports of a collision between a National Express coach, a car and a box van.

The two occupants of the car, a 40-year-old man from East London and a 38-year-old woman from Canterbury, died following the collision.

Pauline Camplin who's 50 and of St Mary’s Close has been bailed to appear at Margate Magistrates’ Court on Friday 26 February.


19-year-old killed in fatal crash

Police have launched an investigation after a 19-year-old man from Portsmouth was killed in a crash.

The crash happened at around 11.17pm in Southwick when a silver Nissan Almera, which was travelling on the B2177, left the road near to the junction with Pitcroft Lane.

A 19-year-old man from Portsmouth, who was travelling as a passenger sustained fatal injuries.

Another passenger, an 18-year-old man from Emsworth, suffered life threatening injuries and is currently in Southampton General Hospital.

A 24-year-old man from Portsmouth has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently in custody being questioned by officers.

Family tribute to man killed in crash

Wayne Michael Angell died in a crash in Newbury Credit: Thames Valley Police

The following is released on behalf of the family of Wayne Angell who died in a fatal collision in Newbury.

"Wayne Michael Angell was sadly taken from us on the 9th January 2016.

"He was a well loved Son, Brother, Uncle, Father, Grandson and partner to Amy. He will be deeply missed by all that knew him. Angels East, Angels West, watch over Wayne, while he rests.

"If anyone would like to make donations please do so via Geoffrey Church funeral directors in Thatcham."

– Wayne's family

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Maidstone

Police are renewing their appeal for information following a fatal collision on Rocky Hill in Maidstone.

A black Alfa Romeo Giulietta and a black Yamaha R1 motorcycle collided at about 1.45pm yesterday afternoon.

The motorcyclist, a 27-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the car, a man in his 50s, is reported to have suffered minor injuries.

"I would like to thank other road users for their patience while we conducted our examination at the scene.

"This collision happened at a very busy location in the town and I believe there may be other witnesses who have not yet come forward.

"Anyone who saw what happened or either vehicle prior to the crash and has not yet spoken to us, please call our dedicated witness line on 01622 798538 quoting reference 15-0632."

– Senior investigating officer Sergeant Chris Wade

Man due in court over fatal collision

Alison Steege was hit by a car on Tremona Road in Southampton in April Credit: ITV Meridian

A man is due in court after a woman was killed in a collision in Southampton.

35 year-old Alison Steege was struck by a car on Tremona Road close to Southampton General in April last year.

24 year-old Daniel Rogan has been charged with one count of causing death by dangerous driving.


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.

Appeal after pedestrian killed in fatal crash

An investigation's underway after a pedestrian was killed in a crash in Rusthall in Kent.

The collision took place at the junction with Manor Road, at about 4.55pm yesterday.

A white Nissan Primastar van was involved in a collision with a pedestrian – a 78-year-old man from the local area who suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed while investigations were carried out - it was reopened at about 8.50pm.

"It is likely the High Street was quite busy at the time of the incident so we would like to hear from anyone who has not yet made contact.

"This means witnesses to the collision itself or anyone who saw the van or pedestrian in the moments leading up to it."

– PC Chris Oliver-Jones

Parents pay tribute to their only son killed in crash

Reese Mitchell died in a collision on the Isle of Wight on Sunday Credit: Hampshire Police

A motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on the Isle of Wight has been named as 21-year-old Reese Mitchell. He collided with a car on Military Road on Sunday afternoon.

Reese grew up on the Island and worked as a scaffolder for a local company. Reese was the only child of Richard and Tracey Mitchell.

"Reese will be sadly missed by us and our extended family and the many friends that he had".

– Tracey and Richard Mitchell

Tributes to motorcyclist who died following crash

Simon Brinkley died following the crash on Wharf Road last week Credit: Wiltshire Police

Friends of a motorcyclist from Swindon who died in a crash last week have paid tribute to him.

Simon Brinkley was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision on Wharf Road, near Wroughton on Thursday afternoon.

"Simon was much loved and respected and will be missed daily. He will never be forgotten as my best friend and comrade in arms. He will always be in our hearts forever. You will always be a part of me. I’ll make you proud as I was of you."

– Wayne Russell

"Simon wasn’t just my friend, for 22 years he was my second brother. He was always smiling and lit up the room when he was around. He touched so many peoples lives and will never be forgotten. He wanted his black belt and given the chance he would have done it. We are completely devastated by his loss. Love you player."

– Marc Russell (Chopper)

"Simon was a great guy with a huge heart, his charisma was beyond epic. He was very helpful with me and others with martial arts and his passion and determination for Jun Fan was awesome. He would always make me laugh and we would have a lot of banter about football."

– Jonny Simpson - Friend from Martial Arts
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