Three dead in crash between car and van near Cirencester

Three people have died following a crash near Cirencester in Gloucestershire.

The collision happened on the B4425 Bibury Road at 8.50am on Saturday and involved a Ford Transit Connect van and a Ford Focus.

The 51-year-old driver of the van and a 72-year-old passenger who was in the car were both pronounced dead at the scene, while the 75-year-old driver of the Focus died after being airlifted to hospital.

The victims' next of kin have been informed.

Gloucestershire Constabulary is investigating and is appealing for witnesses.

"Officers would also like to speak to anybody who may have dashcam footage which they believe would be relevant, or who saw anything unusual on the road in the time beforehand," the force said in a statement.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online here, quoting incident 100 of 5 November.