Car driver, 70, killed in crash with lorry

The junction of the A44 and A424,Image copyright Google
Image caption The accident happened at 14:10 BST on Friday

A 70-year-old man died when the car he was driving crashed with a lorry.

The accident happened near Moreton-in-Marsh, at the junction of the A44 and A424, on Friday afternoon.

Gloucestershire Police said the driver, from Warwickshire, died at the scene and his passenger, a 56-year-old woman, suffered a shoulder injury.

The lorry driver, a 55-year-old man from the West Midlands, was not injured. The road was shut for eight hours for a collision investigation.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the blue Peugeot 206 or the lorry before the collision at 14:10 BST, to contact them.

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