The names of three people who died in two crashes on the same controversial stretch of road near Gloucester on Monday have been been revealed.
54 year old Brian Burnham from Cheltenham, was the car driver who was killed in a collision with a lorry on the A417 Crickley Hill in the early hours of Monday morning.
Around eight hours later 84 year old car driver Valerie Fitzgerald from Marlborough, and her passenger Frances Verity, who was 91 and from Purton in Wiltshire, both died after crashing with a lorry at the Birdlip turn-off on the A417.
Gloucestershire Police has confirmed the two women who died following a collision on the A417 yesterday morning were an 84-year-old woman from Great Bedwyn in Marlborough and a 91-year-old woman from Purton in Wiltshire.
Formal identification has not yet taken place.
There were two separate accidents within a mile of each other yesterday morning between Gloucester and Cirencester. The road was closed for most of the day.
Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has contacted the Transport Secretary demanding for safety improvements after dozens of previous accidents.