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Two die in road collision in the Cotswolds

Two men died and two other men suffered serious injuries in a road collision near Church Westcote in the North Cotswolds.

All the emergency services attended when a grey Nissan car and a black Ford pick-up truck collided on the A424 between Stow-on-the-Wold and Burford at about 9.15am on Sunday 9 December.

The driver of the Nissan, a 50-year-old man from Coventry, and a passenger in the pick-up truck, a 74-year-old man from Devizes in Wiltshire, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pick-up truck, a 63-year-old man from Devizes, was airlifted to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious injuries and remains in a stable condition.

A 61-year-old man from Devizes who was a passenger in the Ford-pick-up truck suffered serious injuries and was taken to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, where he remains in a stable condition.

Next of kin have been informed and the road was closed for a number of hours while a collision investigation took place.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or the vehicles being driven before the collision but haven't spoken to police should call 101 and quote incident 121 of 9 December.

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