THE two occupants of a horse-and-trap have died following a collision with a car in Gloucestershire. 

Gloucestershire Police said the incident happened last night, Friday, September 15 on the A38 north of junction 1 of the M50 near Tewkesbury. 

Two men from Worcestershire, who were riding in the trap, and the horse were declared dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle involved, a blue Volkswagen Golf, is not believed to have been injured.

A police spokesman said: “Closures remain in place at the junction and towards Upton while a full investigation into the circumstances is carried out.

“Anybody who may have been in the area at the time is being asked to come forward and speak to police.”

To contact police quote incident number 565 of September 15 here -

Stroud News and Journal: The crash happened on the A38 near the M50 near TewkesburyThe crash happened on the A38 near the M50 near Tewkesbury (Image: Google Maps)