Serious collision – Radcot near Bampton

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious traffic collision near Radcot, Bampton on 1 June.

Shortly before 6pm, a red Honda motorcycle was travelling towards Radcot when it collided with a silver Volkswagen Caravelle, towing a caravan, travelling in the direction of Clanfield.

The motorcyclist – a 40-year-old woman – was airlifted to University Hospital, Coventry, with serious injuries. The driver of the Caravelle, a 50-year-old man, was uninjured and his wife, who was a passenger, suffered shock and a slight cut to her forehead. She was treated by paramedics at the scene.

PC Andrew Sharman, of Thames Valley Police Roads Policing Department, said:

“The woman is currently being treated in hospital for multiple injuries. She suffered a punctured lung and fractures to both of her legs, arm, pelvis, as well a minor injury to her head.

“I appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information that could help our investigation to contact police immediately.”

The road was closed for several hours while traffic collision investigators attended the scene.

Anyone with information that could assist police enquiries should contact PC Sharman at Bicester Roads Policing Department via 0845 8 505 505, Thames Valley Police’s 24-hour general number.

If you don’t want to speak to police and don’t want to leave your name, contact the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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