Gloucestershire

Lechlade crash: Man dies as car crashes into tree

Hambidge Lane, Lechlade Image copyright Google
Image caption Gloucestershire Police said it was "believed" the car left the road "due to the icy conditions"

A man died when his car left the road and crashed into a tree.

The 67-year-old driver from Fairford was killed in the crash in Hambidge Lane, Lechlade, in Gloucestershire, shortly before 11:00 GMT.

Gloucestershire Police said another person, believed to be his granddaughter, was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

"MoD police officers from RAF Fairford and members of the public assisted with first aid and CPR," the force said.

"Officers would like to speak to two cyclists who were in the vicinity of the collision shortly after it happened or anyone else who may have witnessed the incident."

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