Man arrested in connection with fatal Bidford crash - The Leamington Observer

Man arrested in connection with fatal Bidford crash

Leamington Editorial 18th Apr, 2019   0

AN ARREST has been made in connection with the fatal car crash in Bidford-on-Avon yesterday (Wednesday April 17).

A 26-year-old man from Stratford has been arrested and is in police custody.

A man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene after the Ford Focus he was driving crashed into a tree in Honeybourne Road shortly before 4pm.

His next of kin have been informed and the family are being supported by specially trained officers.

His passengers, two woman in their 20s and two young boys, suffered injuries and remain in hospital.

PC Tim Baker said: “A thorough investigation has been launched to establish the circumstances behind the collision. Enquiries are ongoing and we would encourage anyone who saw the collision to come forward.

“We are also keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has dashcam footage of the moments leading up to the collision.

“Our thoughts remain with the man’s family at this difficult time.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 287 of 16 April.

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