Four killed in head-on car crash in Oxfordshire

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Two men and two women have been killed and a toddler injured in a head-on car crash in Oxfordshire.

The collision, involving two cars, happened on the Shrivenham Bypass, near Swindon, at about 23:15 BST on Sunday.

Four people in a Citroen Saxo, aged in their 20s and thought to be from Northampton, were declared dead at the scene, police said.

The occupants of a Mercedes, including a three-year-old boy, were injured and taken to John Radcliffe Hospital.

Their injuries were not believed to be life threatening.

Thames Valley Police have urged witnesses to contact them.

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