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Police issue update on serious collision


Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision which took place on B4066 near Coaley Peak in Stroud last night, Thursday.

Police were called at 4.45pm with a report of a collision involving a motorcyclist and car at the junction for the entrance to Coaley Peak viewing point.

The collision involved a black Honda CBR motorbike and grey Volvo V50.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s and from Stroud, was airlifted to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious injuries. His next of kin is aware. 

The occupants of the car sustained minor injuries.

Road closures were into place at the B4066 crossroads junction with Bath Road in Nympsfield while emergency services attended. They were lifted at around 10pm.

Officers from the Roads Policing Unit are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the collision and would to hear from anyone who hasn’t already spoken to police.

Additionally, they would like to hear from anyone with dashcam footage of the collision or any footage they feel may be relevant in the events leading up to it.

Information can be provided to police online by completing the following form and quoting incident 437 of 11 May: www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ 

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