A420: Three young men killed in crash involving coach and another car

Three men have died following a crash on a busy Swindon road.

Two 18-year-old men and a 20-year-old man were travelling in a Black Ford Fiesta on Sunday morning when it was involved in a crash with a coach and white Alfa Romeo. 

They were pronounced dead at the scene. 

Two other men who were also in the Fiesta, aged 19 and 21, sustained injuries and were taken to hospital, but they have since been discharged.

The drivers of the other vehicles were treated at the scene.  

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Confirming the news in a statement released today, Thames Valley Police added the next of kin had been informed and the families were being supported by specially trained officers. 

Police are now appealing for witnesses following the fatal crash which took place at 9.55 on August 21 on the A420 towards Shrivenham near the junction of Fernham Road.

Investigating officer, PC Naomi Haymes of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the families and friends of the three men who sadly died. 

“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this collision, or who may have dash-cam footage of what happened to please come forward.”

You can make a report online, or by calling 101, quoting reference 43220374478.

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