Newbury News Ltd. Print-Digital-Social

Young man dies following collision on the A4 on Friday

23-year-old died of his wounds this morning (Sunday)

John Herring

John Herring


01635 886633

RTA Fatal colliision

A man has died following a car crash in West Berkshire.

The 23-year-old man sustained life-threatening injuries when the red Mazda MX5 he was travelling in was involved in a collision with a red Skoda Fabia on the A4 in Halfway on Friday, July 3.

The man, who is yet to be identified, was taken to Southampton General Hospital. He died of his injuries this morning (Sunday).

The female driver of the Skoda, aged 60, sustained injuries and was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital for treatment but has since been released.

The collision occurred around 6.15pm.

PC Melanie Todd, from the Roads Policing Serious Collision Investigation Unit based at Three Mile Cross, said: “This is a tragic loss of life and we would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision so we can establish exactly what happened.”

If you saw what happened or have any information about the collision, please contact PC Todd via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101, quoting URN 1374 03/07/15.

If you don’t want to speak to police directly, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Newbury Weekly News

Characters left: 1000