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Crash Victims Service

A service in memory of those who have lost their lives in car crashes is being held in Gloucester.

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Victims of car crashes remembered

The remembrance service at Gloucester Cathedral takes place today at 3pm Credit: David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A service will be held at Gloucester Cathedral and the Guildhall in Bath today to remember those who lost their lives in car crashes.

It's part of the World Day of Remembrance started by the charity RoadPeace in 1993. The day is held every year on the third Sunday of November across the World.

It's a day to remember those who have died but also to raise awareness of the dangers on our roads. Roadpeace say almost 4000 people are killed around the world every day.

Today's services in Gloucester and Bathaims to give families and friends the opportunity to come together and also to give thanks to the emergency services.

The service in Gloucester takes place at 3pm and the Bath service is at 11am.

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