Motorist dies after car hits tree in Oxford

Oxford's Keble College in Parks Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened near Keble College

A driver has died in hospital after his car hit a tree in Oxford.

The crash, involving a Volkswagen Golf, happened in Parks Road, near Keble College, at about 05:00 BST on Monday.

Thames Valley Police said the 35-year-old driver was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital with life-threatening injuries and died during the evening.

The car's passenger, a man in his 20s, also received serious injuries and remains in hospital.

The road was closed for several hours but has since reopened, and police are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

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