Three dead and five seriously injured on county's roads over the weekend
9:59am Monday 16th September 2013 in News
GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police are appealing to the community for information after four serious road traffic collisions over the weekend.
The details of the collisions are below and investigating officers are urging anyone who witnessed the incidents to call 101, quoting the appropriate incident number.
The families of those involved in the collisions have been assigned a Family Liaison Officer who will work as a point of contact to keep them up to date with police investigations during this difficult time.
ALL three emergency services responded to a head on road traffic collision on the Bath Road in Cheltenham around 9.40pm on Friday, September 13.
Two vehicles were involved in the crash near to the junction with St Luke’s Road - a BMW convertible and a Lexus.
A man, who is suspected to have been driving the BMW, suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital where he sadly passed away.
Two other people who were in the BMW, a 37-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman both from Cheltenham, and the driver and passenger of the Lexus, a 70-year-old man and a 65-year-old woman, both from Cheltenham, all required hospital treatment.
To help police call 101 quoting incident 474 of September 13.
A MOTORCYCLIST suffered fatal injuries after a collision on the B4425 at Ampney Coln around 7.50pm on Saturday, September 14.
It is believed that the motorcyclist, a 52-year-old man from Cirencester, collided with a deer on the road. He was riding a black Aprilia motorbike.
He suffered fatal injuries in the incident. His next of kin have been informed.
To help police call 101 quoting incident 450 of September 14.
A 19-YEAR-OLD pedestrian was killed on the Bath Road in Cheltenham in the early hours of Sunday morning (September 15).
The incident happened around 12:40am outside the Wetherspoons Public House.
Officers were called to reports that a pedestrian had been in a collision with a Skoda Superb private hire vehicle.
The pedestrian, a 19-year-old woman from Gloucester, suffered serious injuries in the incident.
A police officer administered CPR at the scene before she was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.
She was transferred to a specialist neurological ward at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol and sadly passed away from her injuries on Sunday afternoon.
To help police call 101 quoting incident 21 of September 15.
A VEHICLE collided with a lamppost on the Dursley Road, in Sandpitts around 4.50am on Sunday, September 15.
There were several passengers in the grey Mitsubishi Shogun Pinin, which was travelling towards Cam.
A 19-year-old man from Berkeley suffered serious, potentially life threatening, injuries and he currently remains in Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.
An 18-year-old woman from Dursley, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving fand has been bailed to return to the police station on December 5, pending further enquiries.
Four men, aged between 20 and 25, were also arrested following the incident. No further action is being taken against them.
The road was closed for approximately seven hours whilst the emergency services worked at the scene.
To help police call 101 quoting incident 98 of September 15.
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