51-year-old woman dies after head on collision with HGV in Thame

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision which occurred in Thame.
51-year-old woman dies after head on collision with HGV in Thame51-year-old woman dies after head on collision with HGV in Thame
51-year-old woman dies after head on collision with HGV in Thame

At around 4.40pm yesterday (20/8), two vehicles, a silver Toyota Avensis and a blue and white Scania HGV, were involved in a head on collision on the A418 between Tiddington and junction 8a of the M40.

Sadly, the driver of the Toyota, a 51-year-old woman, died at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

The driver of the Scania sustained minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

Investigating officer, PC Matt Booker, of the Roads Police Unit based at Abingdon police station, said: “I am appealing for witnesses to this tragic incident following which a woman sadly died.

“I would like to appeal to any other motorists who were using the A418 at around this time on Thursday, who may have seen this collision taking place.

“I would also ask that anyone with a dashcam fitted to their vehicles reviews the footage in case anything significant was caught on it.

“If you have any details which you think could be relevant, please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101, quoting reference number 831 (20/8).”

JA

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