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Fatal collision on A34 at Chieveley

21-year-old Wiltshire woman died at scene

Jane Meredith

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A 21-year-old Wiltshire woman has died in a fatal collision on the A34 at Chieveley.

Thames Valley Police spokesperson, Lucy Billen, said emergency services were called at 9.29pm on Tuesday evening to the A34 southbound, near the M4 intersection at Chieveley.

The collision involved two vehicles - an artic lorry and a Vauxhall Corsa.

The 21-year-old female driver of the car died at the scene.

The lorry driver, a 40-year-old Yorkshire man, was taken to hospital for a check up.

Police are urgently seeking witnesses to the collision.

Anyone with information should telephone 101, the non emergency police number.

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  • boris

    23/03/2016 - 16:04

    how many more people have to die or be injured on this road virtually every week there is an accident ban lorries overtaking would be a start

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    • carm996

      28/03/2016 - 00:12

      Sick of car drivers blaming truckers! (Im not 1 by the way). They need more time to speed up, slow down and move around. You should drive 1 for a day and you would change your opinion im sure. Its careless car drivers that are the problem. To the other comment - limit is 70 not 60. Read the highway code! Easy to blame others when you are part of the problem! Give truckers a break!

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      • brotherofvictim

        15/09/2016 - 16:04

        this was nothing to do with speed. it was a careless driver. the lorry driver was polish and speaks no english. the car that was hit in this case wasnt even moving. it was pulled over with hazard warning lights on. the trucks dash cam shows it never slowed or tried to turn.

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