NEWS | Three people have unfortunately died following a collision involving two vehicles

Three people have sadly died following a collision involving two vehicles in Gloucestershire.

Three people have sadly died following a collision on the B4425 Bibury Road near Cirencester on Saturday November 5.

The two-vehicle collision, which involved a Ford Transit Connect van and a Ford Focus car, happened around 8:50 a.m.

The 51-year-old driver of the van and the 72-year-old passenger in the car were both pronounced dead at the scene. The 75-year-old Focus driver was airlifted to St John Radcliffe Hospital but died of his injuries a short time later. The next of kin and the coroner have been notified.

Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the collision and would like to hear from anyone who has not yet been spoken to and who may have witnessed the collision or the vehicles involved prior to the incident.

Officers would also like to speak to anyone who may have dash cam footage they believe would be relevant, or who has seen anything unusual on the road in the previous time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gloucestershire Police via the website, quoting Incident 100 of November 5: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/us/a-matter-involving-driving-vehicles-or-a-road-traffic-incident/