Bracknell man arrested following fatal crashBy Victoria Smith
March 15, 2012
A 23-year-old man from Bracknell has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal collison in Winnersh last night.
An 18-year-old man from Wokingham died following the incident.
A total of three people have been arrested in connection with the collision, which happened in Reading Road at around 8.55pm near Sainsbury's.
A black Volkswagen Golf was travelling along King Street Lane towards the crossroads with Reading Road when it was involved in a collision with a white Ford Transit van that was travelling on Reading Road.
The driver of the Golf, the 18-year-old man from Wokingham, was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital where he later died.
A passenger in the Golf, a 19-year-old man, is currently in the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford in a stable condition.
There were two other passengers in the car who sustained minor injuries.
A 24-year-old man from Hurst, a 23-year-old man from Bracknell and a 23-year-old from Woosehill have all been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
The Hurst man and the Bracknell man have been released on bail to return to Loddon Valley police station on May 1.
The Woosehill man remains in custody.
Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the collision or either vehicle prior to the impact to contact the Aylesbury road death investigation unit on the non-emergency number 101.
If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.