Man Dies In Winchcombe Crash

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Man Dies In Winchcombe Crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 72 year-old man died following a road traffic collision in Winchcombe during the evening of Thursday April 12.

The man, who comes from Cheltenham, had been riding a silver Honda motorbike along Corndean Lane from the direction of Brockhampton at around 5pm, when he was in collision with a green Landrover Freelander coming from the opposite direction.

The rider was declared dead at the scene and his body was taken to Cheltenham General Hospital.

The coroner has been informed of the death and a full police investigation has been carried out at the scene.

The driver of the Landrover, a 63 year-old woman from Brockhampton, and the front seat passenger, an 11 year-old boy from Essex, were both uninjured.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, who hasn't already spoken with police, is asked to call the Constabulary's Road Policing Unit on 0845 090 1234 quoting incident number 422 of April 12.

Posted : 13/04/2007 09:50:05

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