Southmoor collision: 12-year-old cyclist dies

A420 westbound, near Southmoor, scene of collision The boy was treated at the scene before being taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital

A 12-year-old cyclist has been killed after being hit by a car in Oxfordshire.

The collision happened at the junction with the A420 westbound, near Southmoor, at 16:40 BST on Saturday.

The boy was treated at the scene and taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford where he was pronounced dead.

It is understood the 12-year-old was local to the area. Any witnesses are being asked to contact Thames Valley Police.

A spokesman for the force said: "As he reached the short section of Charney Road between Spring Hill and the A420 he was involved in a collision with a grey Honda CRV being driven towards Swindon."

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