Four members of one family die in A40 collision near Oxford

4 contributors of the similar circle of relatives, together with 3 small children, have died after the folks service they had been travelling in collided with a heavy items automobile at the A40 close to Oxford on Monday night time.

Thames Valley police stated officials had been referred to as at nine.50pm to reviews of the collision between a silver Subaru and the HGV as regards to the railway overbridge simply west of Oxford.

Two ladies, elderly 4 and 8, a six-year-old boy and a 29-year-old lady had been all pronounced lifeless on the scene, whilst two different passengers within the Subaru, a 30-year-old guy and an 18-month-old woman, had been taken to John Radcliffe Clinic in Oxford, the place they’re in a essential situation. The circle of relatives had been from Chinnor, Oxfordshire.

The HGV motive force, a 56-year-old guy, suffered minor accidents.

A police spokesman stated the crash used to be an “absolute tragedy”. He added: “We’re within the very early phases of our investigation into this extremely tragic incident that has resulted within the deaths of 4 other people from the similar circle of relatives.

“I’d enchantment to any one who used to be using within the space on the time of the collision and witnessed what came about to delight touch 101.

“I’d additionally urge any one who has dash-cam photos of the incident or both of the automobiles simply previous to the incident to delight now not percentage this publicly, however touch police with this element. I’d ask the general public and media to delight now not speculate as to the reason for this horrendous incident. We can depart no stone unturned to establish what has led to this tragedy.

“Our officials stay on the scene and the A40 will stay closed in each instructions for a substantial time frame whilst this investigation continues.”

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