Pensioner dies in crash with lorry

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An 81-year-old man from Thame has died after his car crashed with an HGV on the A418.

The HGV pulled out of the nearside lay-by on the Thame-bound carriageway and hit the green Ford Focus travelling on the A418 Oxford Road, Waterstock, towards Thame at around 6.10pm last night (Monday).

The man, who was driving the Ford Focus, was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital where he later died.

His next of kin have been informed.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Thames Valley Police enquiry line via 101, quoting URN 1053 5/1 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.