Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision – M40
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Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses or dashcam footage after two people sadly died in a collision on the M40 yesterday evening (Saturday 15 July).
Emergency services were called at around 6.10pm to a report of a collision between J16 and J15, involving a Ford Fiesta and a van.
The two occupants of the Fiesta, a 31-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man, both sadly died. Their next have kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
A 36-year-old man from Warwickshire has been arrested on suspicion of death by careless driving. He is currently in police custody.
PC Pearson from Warwickshire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “Enquiries are now ongoing to the circumstances of this collision, and our thoughts are with the families of those who have sadly died.
“We would urge any witnesses who may have seen either vehicle in the lead up to the collision, or seen the collision itself, to please get in touch. Anyone with any information or dashcam footage is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 or report online at warwickshire.police.uk/ro, quoting incident number 276 of 15 July 2023.”