The driving force of an Audi has died after a two-car crash close to Chippenham in a single day | Jobi Cool

A person has died after a crash on a rustic highway on Monday evening.

The person, aged 34 and from the Fort Combe space, was driving an Audi on the B4039 out of Yatton Keynell, close to Chippenham, when he was concerned in a crash.

The automobile collided with a Honda CRV shortly earlier than 7:30pm.

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In the meantime, the Honda driver was taken to the hospital for remedy, however their accidents weren’t regarded as critical.

Two different autos had been compelled to swerve right into a financial institution to keep away from a collision.

It comes as Wiltshire was gripped by icy situations and black ice in a single day, inflicting quite a few delays and incidents.

It isn’t but clear whether or not treacherous climate situations performed a job within the man’s dying, however Wiltshire Police acknowledged it could kind a part of the investigation.

A press release from Wiltshire Police stated: “Simply earlier than 7.30pm, we responded to studies of a collision involving a CRV and an Audi heading north from Yatton Keynell close to Chippenham.

“A 34-year-old man from the Fort Combe space, who was the motive force of the Audi, was pronounced lifeless on the scene.

“His subsequent of kin have been notified and our ideas are with them at this very troublesome time.

“The driving force of the CRV was taken to hospital for remedy for his or her accidents, which aren’t described as critical or life-threatening at this stage.

“There have been two different autos that crashed right into a financial institution to keep away from the collision.

“Clearly the situations had been icy final evening and probably performed a component however that will probably be a part of the collision investigation.”

Any witnesses to the collision or anybody who could have a splash cam are requested to contact the intense collision investigation staff at Headquarters on 01225 694597 quoting Log quantity 54230005395.

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