Man dies following M4 crash last night

A MAN has died after the car he was travelling in crashed on the M4  last night (Monday).

Shortly before 10pm a black Citroen C4 Grand Picasso travelling west between junctions 8/9 and 10 left the carriageway. No other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

A man travelling in the front passenger seat died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

Three men who were travelling in the vehicle were taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford with serious injuries.

Three other men who were also travelling in the vehicle were taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. Their injuries are currently not known.

The road was closed while emergency services attended the scene, and for Roads Policing officers to investigate the cause of the crash.

Senior investigating officer Sgt Graeme Hughes, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Three Mile Cross, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who saw this collision, or saw the black Citroen people carrier before it left the carriageway.

“Some witnesses came forward at the scene, but if you have information which could assist the investigation and have not yet spoken to police please contact us.”

Anyone with information about the collision should contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police service desk on 101 quoting URN 1393 12/10.


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