A40 fatal crash: Man dies 12 days after collision

A man who was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Oxfordshire[1] has died in hospital, 12 days after the collision on the A40 near Burford. Police have now issued a renewed appeal for information.

The man was one of two men to be seriously injured in the crash[2] which involved a black MG ZS and a white Citroen Berlingo van. It happened on the A40 between Swinbrook and Burford on Monday, March 4 at around 6.20am and the man, who was in his 30s and the driver of the MG died on Saturday, March 16 of his injuries.

The driver of the Citroen, a man aged in his fifties, sustained serious injuries in the collision which closed the road[3] throughout the morning. He is recovering in hospital.

Investigating officer PC Matt Stansfield of the Roads Policing Unit said: “Sadly, one of the men injured in this collision has since died. I am today re-appealing for witnesses to this collision to please come forward.

“I am particularly keen to hear from anybody who was driving in the area at around 6.20am on 4 March to check their dash-cams and contact us if it has captured anything that can assist this investigation. You can get in touch by making a report online or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43240101570.

“The family of the man who has died are being supported by specially trained family liaison officers and our thoughts are with them at this extremely difficult time. We would ask on their behalf to please respect their privacy while they come to terms with this tragic incident.”

Formal identification of the man who has died will be a matter for the Oxfordshire coroner.

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