Young woman from Northamptonshire village dies in fatal car crash


A 27-year-old woman from Northamptonshire has died after she was involved in a fatal car crash in Buckinghamshire.

The woman, from Greens Norton, was driving a Hyundai Getz at 1.15pm on Wednesday towards Winslow on the A413 Whitchurch Road close to the junction with Dunton Road when her vehicle was involved in a collision with a Ford Transit van travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the van, a woman aged in her forties, was taken to Milton Keynes General Hospital with minor injuries and was later discharged.

The road was closed while officers investigated the circumstances of the collision and reopened at 5.30pm on Wednesday.

Investigating officer PC Aaron Fricker, from the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision or saw the vehicles travelling prior to the collision who may have information which could assist the investigation.”

Anyone with any information about the collision is asked to call PC Fricker via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting 714 28/1.