Police appeal after 81-year-old driver dies in crash with lorry

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Police are today (Saturday) appealing for witnesses after a crash which killed an 81-year-old man near Berryfields on Friday.

At around 4.25pm, officers were called to the A41 Bicester Road following a report of a collision between a blue Renault Clio and a white Scania lorry.

The Renault Clio was travelling towards Aylesbury while the Scania lorry was heading in the opposite direction.

The driver of the Renault Clio, an 81-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver from the Scania lorry was taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital with minor injuries.

Investigating officer, PC Ryan Whiles of the Roads Policing Department based at Milton Keynes, said: “We would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything relating to this incident, in particular two men who were walking past at the time of the collision.

“We would also be keen to speak to the occupants of a blue mini and a red vehicle seen at the site of the collision.”

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact PC Whiles on the non-emergency number 101. If you don’t want to talk to police or leave your name, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.