A417 Crickley Hill closed following fatal collision
THE A417 at Crickley Hill remains closed from the junction for the A46 following a fatal road traffic collision in the early hours of this morning (Monday November 4).
The head-on collision happened at approximately 3.10am and involved a Ford Focus and a heavy goods vehicle. The Focus had been travelling down the hill and the lorry had been travelling in the opposite direction.
The driver of the Focus, believed to be a 54-year-old man from Cheltenham, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the lorry was not injured in the incident. T
he road remains closed in both directions whilst the Highways Agency assess whether it needs to be resurfaced as a result of the collision.
Witnesses to the collision that haven’t yet spoken to the police are asked to call Gloucestershire Police on 101, quoting incident number 29 of November
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