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Fatal collision - Southmoor

Sunday 13 April 2014, 10:47am

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information following a fatal collision on A420 in Southmoor, Oxfordshire, in which a 12-year-old boy died.

The boy was a cycling along Charney Road, towards the junction with the A420 west bound, at around 4.40pm yesterday (12/4) when the incident happened.

As he reached the short section of Charney Road between Spring Hill and the A420 he was involved in a collision with a grey Honda CRV being driven towards Swindon. Paramedics attended and the boy was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, where he was later pronounced dead.

The boy is from the Southmoor area, who also attended school locally.

PC Sanders, of Abingdon Roads Policing, said: “This serious collision tragically took the life of the young cyclist, and we urgently require anyone with information that may help us with our investigation to come forward and speak to us as soon as possible.”

“If you witnessed the collision or saw this vehicle in the area at this time I would ask you to contact me at Abingdon Roads Policing via the police enquiry centre on the Thames Valley Police non emergency number 101.”

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