Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision in Milton Keynes

Sat 26 Apr, 2014


Issued in association with Thames Valley Police

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision which happened on the V6 Grafton Street at the junction of Oldbrook Boulevard, Oldbrook, Milton Keynes, yesterday (Friday 25 April).

Firefighters from Great Holm, Bletchley and Broughton were among the emergency services at the scene.

At 11.51am, a black Ford Focus was in collision with an orange/white DAF box van. One of the passengers in the Ford Focus, a 47-year-old woman from Tattenhoe, Milton Keynes, suffered serious injuries and sadly passed away at Milton Keynes Hospital a short time after the collision.

The driver of the Ford Focus, a 21-year-old local man, is being treated for serious injuries and is in a critical condition at Milton Keynes Hospital. A second passenger in the Ford Focus, a 46-year-old local woman, suffered minor injuries and is also being treated at Milton Keynes Hospital

The driver of the DAF box van, a 37-year-old man from Bletchley, was treated at the scene for shock but did not require hospital treatment.

A family liaison officer has been appointed and an investigation into the circumstances of how the collision occurred has begun.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have seen any of the vehicles involved before the incident, should please contact Thames Valley Police on the non-emergency number, 101, and quote the URN 503 25/04/14.

If you don’t want to speak to police, please call the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.