Teenager dies in road accident

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A teenager has become the 23rd person to die on the county’s roads so far this year.

The 18-year-old man from Bicester was riding a black Sukida motorcycle when, for reasons unknown, he became involved in a collision with a white lorry, being driven by a 54-year-old man from Witney.

The 18-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, on the B4031 between Croughton and the Barley Mow roundabout on the A43 in the south of the county.

The incident took place at around 10.40am on Tuesday, July 17.

Police officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.