A TEENAGER has died following a collision in Upper Lydbrook last night, Wednesday.

A green Volkswagen Lupo travelling on the A4136 from the direction of Coleford left the road close to the Mireystock crossroads and collided with a tree at 7.30pm yesterday, Wednesday.

The passenger, a 19-year-old man from Lydbrook, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a 17-year-old boy from Lydbrook, was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital with minor injuries.

The road was closed until 2am while officers carried out a collision investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the collision but hasn't spoken to police is urged to call 101, quoting incident 352 of June 4.