Man dies in fatal car accident at Wotton-under-Edge danger spot

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A YOUNG man has died following a road traffic collision in Wotton-under-Edge.

The crash happened at about 1.30pm today (Friday, December 27) on the B4058 Wotton Road, between Wotton and Charfield and involved a Toyota Roadster and a white Nissan van.

Police say an 18-year old man from Wotton-under-Edge who was in the Toyota died at the scene. All three emergency services attended.

The road is still closed between Station Road and the B4060 Wotton road at the Renishaw roundabout while a collision investigation takes place.

There have been five serious accidents on this road since May this year and local residents have been campaigning for the speed limit to be reduced.

Anyone who witnessed the crash today but has not spoken to police should call 101 and quote incident 267 of December 27.

You can also give information anonymously by contacting the charity
Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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