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Police appeal for witnesses following fatal collision

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A woman from Stonehouse died in a collision on the A419 in Cirencester yesterday afternoon, Friday 15 July, and police are appealing for witnesses.

Officers were called to the A419 Stroud Road, near the Royal Agricultural University, shortly after 1.40pm with a report of a two-vehicle collision.

The collision involved a silver BMW 3 Series which was travelling from Stroud towards Cirencester, and a white Mercedes-Benz GLA which was travelling in the opposite direction.

Emergency services attended and a passenger in the Mercedes-Benz, a woman in her 70s from Stonehouse, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her next of kin are aware and are being supported by a specially trained officer.

The driver of the Mercedes-Benz, a man aged in his 70s, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol.

The BMW driver, a man aged in his 60s, and the passenger, a woman aged in her 60s, also sustained serious injuries and were taken to Southmead Hospital.

The road was closed between the A429 Tetbury Road roundabout and Royal Agricultural University whilst a collision investigation took place. The road reopened this morning, Saturday 16 July.

Officers investigating the collision would like to hear from anyone who has not already spoken to police and has information they feel may be relevant.

Additionally anyone who has dashcam or CCTV footage is also asked to make contact.

Information can be submitted to police online by completing the following form and quoting incident 235 of 15 July: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/

You can also call police on 101 and quote the same incident number.

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