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Witness appeal for fatal RTC on A456, Bewdley bypass, on Monday 24 December

At around 10am on Monday 24 December an RTC involving two vehicles occurred on the A456 Bewdley bypass.

Unfortunately a man in his 80s, from Cheltenham, was taken to hospital for assessment and was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with a broken leg and other injuries.

A woman in her 50s was taken to hospital for scans, and sustained bruising.

Officers are keen to speak with anyone who saw the incident, that involved a silver Honda Civic vehicle registration number ending DMA and a Grey Volkswagen Golf vehicle registration number ending XBZ.

PC Emma Breay who is investigating the incident said: "On Christmas Eve there was a serious road traffic collision on the A456 Bewdley bypass, three people were taken to hospital and sadly a man in his 80s was pronounced dead later that day in the hospital.

We would like to appeal to anyone who may been in the area at the time and witness the collision, or has dashcam footage of the collision."

If you have any information please contact West Mercia Police via 101 quoting incident 185s of 24 December 2018.

Issued: 9.30am, Friday 27 December, MC, Corporate Communications

Published 28/12/18