Posts Tagged ‘road traffic accident’

Appeal after horse dies in crash (Shepperdine)

Posted on Tuesday 9th November 2010 at 11:17 pm by SH (Editor)

Police are appealing for help to trace the driver of a red sports car which was driving along Hill Lane, Shepperdine at the time of a crash involving a livestock carrier.

The crash happened at about 4:45pm on Saturday 30th October 2010. The blue Iveco livestock carrier left the road and rolled into a ditch.

The driver was uninjured, but two horses being carried received serious injuries. Despite the hard work of police, fire and rescue service, vets and local residents trying to free the animals, one of the horses died at the scene.

Police are keen to hear from anyone using the road at the time who may have information which could help establish the circumstances of the crash.

Anyone who can help is asked to contact officers at Thornbury police station on 0845 456 7000. Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Source: Avon and Somerset Police

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Police close M5 J16 northbound sliproad after serious collision (Almondsbury)

Posted on Wednesday 5th May 2010 at 1:41 pm by SH (Editor)

Police have closed the sliproad at junction 16 of the M5 (Northbound) after a serious road traffic collision.

Officers were called to the scene at 1.18pm today after a two vehicle collision involving a car and a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries and has been taken to Frenchay Hospital.

Diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.

The road will re-open as soon as possible.

Source: Avon and Somerset Police

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Appeal for information following fatal road traffic collision (Keynsham)

Posted on Tuesday 6th April 2010 at 8:27 am by SH (Editor)

Police are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision on the A4174 near Keynsham.

At around 5.20pm this evening (April 4) police were called to a single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle, close to the Hicks Gate Roundabout.

The motorcycle – a green Kawasaki – had just travelled onto the A4174 Avon Ring Road, from the Hicks Gate Roundabout, when it’s believed to have come into collision with the central barrier.

The motorcyclist, a man in his late 20s, suffered fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time and who may have witnessed the collision. Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Unit in Weston-super-Mare on 0845 456 7000.

Source: Avon and Somerset Police

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Appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic collision (Thornbury)

Posted on Sunday 21st March 2010 at 6:20 pm by SH (Editor)

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Milbury Heath (near Thornbury) in the early hours of Friday morning.

Shortly before 1.30am on Friday 19th March, a Peugeot 206 was travelling towards the A38 in Milbury Heath, when it’s believed to have come into collision with a wall.

The female driver of the Peugeot was taken to Frenchay Hospital by ambulance but was later pronounced dead.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact officers in the Collision Investigation Unit on 0845 456 7000.

Source: Avon and Somerset Police

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