Appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic collision – Bracknell
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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Bracknell in which a 40-year-old man tragically died.
The collision between a grey Mercedes E250 and a blue Mercedes S350 at the crossroads of London Road, Priory Road and Swinley Road was reported to police at 11.02pm on Saturday (10/9).
Sadly, the driver of the blue Mercedes died at the scene.
His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.
The driver of the grey Mercedes, a 38-year-old man from Ascot, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving while over the specified limit for alcohol, and has since been released under investigation.
Several other occupants of the grey Mercedes were taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Detective Sergeant Darren Brown, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “First and foremost, my thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who has tragically died as a result of this collision.
“His next of kin are being offered support at this extremely difficult time.
“I am appealing to anybody who witnessed the collision to please get in touch with Thames Valley Police, including anybody who may have seen either vehicle immediately before the collision occurred.
“I would also ask that drivers who were in the area at the time to please check their dash-cams for any footage that can assist this investigation.
“You can contact us by making a report online or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43220408127.
“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity, Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.”