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Boy, 17, dies and three people are injured as car collides with an electricity substation in Beaconsfield

| August 8, 2019

A road traffic collision in Beaconsfield claimed the life of a 17 year old boy on Tuesday 6th August 2019.

At around 10.45pm a black BMW 118D was travelling southbound on Windsor End, Beaconsfield near to Beaconsfield Rugby Club. As the vehicle approached a left hand bend, it left the road and collided with an electricity substation and fencing.

A 17 year old boy who was a passenger in the car died at the scene, three other occupants of the vehicle were taken to Wexham Park Hospital in Slough.

Senior investigating officer Inspector Beth Walton of the Serious Collisions Investigations Unit based at Bicester, said: ‘This appears to be a single vehicle collision and we are investigating the circumstances which led to the car leaving the carriageway and colliding with a sub-station.

Tragically, a 17 year old boy passed away at the scene.

His next of kin are aware and are being supported by specially trained officers.

I am appealing to anybody who witnessed the collision, or who may have dash-cam footage from the area at around 10.45pm on Tuesday [6th August 2019] to contact us.

Anyone with any information should call 101, quoting reference number 43190242139.

Alternatively, you can make a report online.

Firefighters were called to the incident at 10.48pm. One fire appliance with crew attended from Beaconsfield fire station as well as one from Gerrards Cross. An officer also attended. The firefighters assisted Thames Valley Police and South Central Ambulance Service.

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