A422 fatal car crash update: Police believe driver killed at scene was man in 20s from Milton Keynes – MKFM 106.3FM

1 A422 fatal car crash update: Police believe driver killed at scene was man in 20s from Milton Keynes - MKFM 106.3FM

Officers investigating the fatal road traffic collision on the A422 in Stratford Road, Deanshanger on Monday, February 28, have issued a brief update.

Northamptonshire Police have issued an update on the investigation into the A422 fatal crash that took place on Monday just after 5pm.

A gold Range Rover Velor was in collision with several vehicles, shortly after 5pm, and as a result of the collision, sadly one of the occupants of this vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

He is believed to be a man in his 20s from the Milton Keynes area.

He has yet to be formally identified however, his next of kin has been informed and are being supported by a specially trained family liaison officer at this difficult time.

The second occupant of the Range Rover – a 17-year-old boy from Milton Keynes – sustained serious life-threatening injuries and remains in a critical condition at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

The driver of the silver Ford Transit van – a man in his 40s from Warwickshire – also sustained serious injuries during the collision and he remains at Milton Keynes Hospital, where his condition is serious but stable.

Officers at Northamptonshire Police would still like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have captured it on dash-cam footage who have not yet come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 or Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 22000119398.

Prior to the incident, the Range Rover had failed to stop for officers from Thames Valley Police.

Reports state a mandatory referral has been made by Thames Valley Police to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

Thames Valley Police told MKFM: “Following a fatal collision on the A422 on Monday (28/2) evening, Thames Valley Police has made a mandatory referral to the IOPC, as is usual in circumstances when there is death following police contact.

“Our thoughts are with those who have been affected by this incident. At this time we would not be in a position to provide further comment. “

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