Man dies and two arrests after Swindon crash

The accident happened near the Asda superstore on Thamesdown Drive.

A man has died and another is in a critical condition in hospital after two vehicles collided in Swindon this morning.

Emergency services were called to Thamesdown Drive at 6.30am.

A man in his 30's was taken to the Great Western Hospital but later died. Another man, in his 20’s, was also taken to the hospital and is in a critical condition.

A third man, in his 50’s, was removed from a vehicle as he was initially trapped. He was taken to Bristol Royal Infirmary and is in a stable condition.

The road is closed in both directions and is likely to remain closed for some time whilst investigators are on the scene.

Access to the Asda superstore is limited. Police are advising shoppers to use the rear entrance. Two men have been arrested in connection with the incident. They have been taken to Gablecross police station whilst enquiries continue.