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Re-appeal for information following fatal collision – A5, Milton Keynes

News   •   Aug 24, 2018 16:22 BST

Thames Valley Police is re-appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the A5 in Milton Keynes.

At 8.50am on Saturday 11 August, a black Ford Focus and a red and black classic car, were involved in a collision on the northbound carriageway, just before the junction for central Milton Keynes.

Officers and the other emergency services attended the scene.

A passenger who had been travelling in the classic car, a 65-year-old woman from Bedfordshire, died at the scene. The male driver of this vehicle was taken to hospital with serious injuries, and has since been discharged.

A man, who had been travelling in the Ford Focus, sustained minor injuries in the collision, and was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Investigating officer PC Naomi Hames, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “We are continuing to investigate the circumstances of this collision, in which a woman tragically died.

“As part of our enquiries, a number of witnesses came forward and we are grateful to those who have provided information and are working to contact everyone as soon as possible. We would like to continue to appeal to anyone who saw what happened to contact police.

“I would like to ask anyone who was travelling southbound, on the opposite carriageway, to come forward, particularly if they have dash-cam footage of the collision and the immediate events afterwards.”

If you have any information about the collision, please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting the reference ‘329 11/8’ or contact us online.

HJ

Notes to editors

A 28-year-old man from Milton Keynes, who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving while unfit through drink/drugs, was released under investigation.