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Man dies, woman injured in fatal collision on A355

| October 12, 2015

Shortly before 7.30pm on Sunday 11th October 2015 a fatal collition occurred on the A355 at Coleshill about half a mile towards Amersham from the junction with Magpie Lane.

A blue Ford Mondeo travelling from Amersham was involved in a collision with a blue BMW 5 series travelling in the opposite direction.

Firefighters were called at 7.26pm. One fire appliance with crew attended from Amersham fire station as well as one from Beaconsfield fire station.

The male driver of the Ford Mondeo died at the scene. The female driver of the BMW series was cut from the wreckage of the vehcile she was travelling in by firefighters usign hydraulic cutting equipment.

The woman sustained serious leg and arm injuries and was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital where she remains. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The road was closed while Roads Policing officers investigated the circumstances of the collision and it re-opened by midnight.

Investigating officer PC Dean Verges, from the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing based at Amersham, said: ‘I would like to speak to anyone who saw this fatal collision or saw the vehicles travelling prior to the collision.

If you have any information which could assist the investigation please contact police.’

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with any information about the collision that could help with their enquiry to contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police on 101 quoting URN 1217 11/10.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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