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Three ambulances and air ambulance at Witney crash

The scene of the crash this morning Credit: ITV Meridian

Three ambulances and Chiltern Air Ambulance attended the fatal crash in Witney, South Central Ambulance has confirmed.

At 8.09am this morning on Curbridge Road, a car collided with three pedetrians and the Ambulance Service have released the following statement.

“One female patient was conveyed to the John Radcliffe Hospital with life threatening injuries by land ambulance and accompanied by the helimed crew and the doctor. One male, in his forties, was conveyed to the John Radcliffe Hospital with potentially serious pelvic and leg injuries.

“One female, in her mid teens, was conveyed to the John Radcliffe Hospital with minor injuries.”

Police update following Witney crash

Police have confirmed that they were called to a crash in Witney this morning after a schoolgirl was killed.

Officers attended Curbridge Road at 8.12am after reports that a car had collided with a pedestrian.

The 14-year-old girl died from her injuries and two other 14-year-olds and a man were also taken to hospital, where they remain.

The 18-year-old male driver of the car, a blue Citroen C2, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently in police custody.

The road is currently closed while investigations are carried out at the scene.


Road to remain closed after schoolgirl death

A 14-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured after they were hit by a car in Witney.

The crash happened at just after 8am and the 18-year-old driver of the Kia has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

A man and three 14-year-old girls were hit and taken to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, where one of the teenagers was pronounced dead.

Police have said the road is likely to remain closed in both directions for some times as inquiries continue.

Twitter tributes to schoolgirl who died in crash

Schoolgirl killed in crash and three others injured

A 14-year-old schoolgirl has been killed on her way to school in Witney, Oxford, and three others have been injured.

The collision happened at just after 8am this morning in Curbridge Road, where two other 14-year-old girls and one man were hurt.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

Curbridge Road is closed in both directions and an air ambulance landed at the scene.

The man who was hurt is thought to have suffered a broken leg.

Police understand that the schoolgirls were pupils at Henry Box School but this is unconfirmed.

"I was always confident I'd be found innocent"

Video. The former president of Oxford's debating society, Ben Sullivan, told ITV that he was always confident that he would be found innocent after being arrested on rape charges.

Thames Valley Police have now told Ben that he will face no further action, after he was arrested six weeks ago.


Student reputation left "in tatters" after rape allegation

Ben Sullivan Credit: ITV News

The former President of Oxford University's prestigious debating society has told ITV how his reputation was left "in tatters" after he was arrested on rape charges.

Ben Sullivan, who was head of the Oxford Union, has been told by Thames Valley Police that he will not face further action.

After his arrest, a petition was launched for him to step down, and many high-profile speakers boycotted debates.

Woman sustains black eye after sexual assault

Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses after a sexual assault in Oxford.

An 18-year-old woman was walking in St James' Cemetery between Beauchamp Lane and Church Hill Road in Cowley last night, at around 11:30pm.

Two men approached the woman whilst she was walking through, when one of them grabbed her whilst the other sexually assaulted her.

She was treated at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford for a black eye and scratches to her face, but has now been discharged.

There is no description of the men at this stage in the investigation.

Anyone who may have been in the area at that time or saw something suspicious is asked to contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

Teenagers arrested in connection with disorder incident

Thames Valley Police has arrested three people in connection with an incident of disorder in Oxford.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested yesterday on suspicion of violent disorder, and bailed until 19 September.

A second 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of affray and bailed until 19 September.

A third 16-year-old boy from Oxford was arrested yesterday (17/6) on suspicion of obstructing police. He was bailed until 17 July.

The arrests are in connection with an assault in Mercury Road in Blackbird Leys at about 10.50pm on Sunday.

A 31-year-old woman sustained minor bruising. She did not require hospital treatment.

We would like to speak to anyone who can help to identify those people involved in this incident. It is not yet clear how many people were involved in this incident and whether there were other related disorders prior to the assault. We are still looking to speak to another person in relation to the assault. If anyone has any information, please contact me via the 101 number.”

– Det Con Peter Warne Force CID in Oxford

Star Wars cast pictured before Harrison Ford's accident

The cast of Star Wars at a script read through earlier this year Credit: Bad Robot

The cast of Star Wars Episode VII are pictured at Pinewood Studios taking part in a script read through.

Harrison Ford, who was injured during filming yesterday, is pictured talking to director JJ Abrams.

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