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Update: Road traffic collision – Chieveley

News   •   Jan 12, 2019 09:49 GMT

Thames Valley Police can confirm it is investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Chieveley.

The force was called to the southbound carriageway of the A34 at 6.19pm yesterday (11/1).

The collision occurred on the A34, south of junction 13 of the M4.

On arrival, officers established that a pedestrian had been struck by multiple vehicles.

Sadly, the pedestrian, a 30-year-old man from Newbury, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin has been informed and are being supported by Thames Valley Police

Investigating officer, Inspector Andy Tester said: “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.

“I reiterate my appeal to anyone with any information or dashcam footage in relation to this collision to please come forward, so we can give some answers to the man’s loved ones. I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw a man walking in the area of the A34 and Chieveley Services last night.

“If you have any information or footage which you think might be relevant to our investigation, please contact Thames Valley Police by either calling 101 or visiting our website at https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ quoting investigation reference 1019 (11/1).

“I would like to thank those members of the public who have already contacted police with vital information.

“Finally, I would like to thank everyone from the various organisations who attended last night’s collision, they demonstrated professionalism in tragic circumstances.”

The road reopened this morning (12/1).

JW