Motorcyclist dies after collision near Banbury

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A two-vehicle collision in Wardington yesterday afternoon (Monday July 20) left a motorcyclist dead.

Thames Valley Police are looking for witnesses to the fatal road traffic collision.

The collision occurred around 3pm on Monday July 20 when a green and white Kawasaki motorcycle travelling towards Banbury from Wardington Mill on the A361 was involved in a collision with a white HGV lorry travelling in the opposite direction.

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The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 60s, sadly died at the scene.

Thames Valley Police are looking for information in two-vehicle fatal collision yesterday, Monday July 20, in Wardington.Thames Valley Police are looking for information in two-vehicle fatal collision yesterday, Monday July 20, in Wardington.
Thames Valley Police are looking for information in two-vehicle fatal collision yesterday, Monday July 20, in Wardington.

His next of kin have been informed and his family are being supported by specially trained officers.

Investigating officer PC Liam Calvert, based at Banbury police station said: “We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident.

“If you saw the vehicles before the collision, or have dash-cam footage from the area at the time, please get in touch.

“You can make a report online or by calling 101 and quoting reference 43200222340.

“Alternatively if you wish to remain 100% anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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