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Driver named following fatal crash on Fleet country road

William Gilham, 77, from Woodley near Reading, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Blackbushes Road in Fleet on January 14

Police are appealing for information

Police have named the driver who died following a two-vehicle crash on a country road.

William Gilham was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened in Blackbushes Road, Fleet, on Tuesday January 14.

The 77-year-old was driving a green Vauxhall Astra towards Elvetham Heath when it was in a collision with a white Renault flatbed van, before hitting a tree just after 3pm.

Mr Gilham, who lived in Woodley near Reading, suffered serious injuries and died at the scene.

No-one else was injured.

Police are continuing their investigation into the crash and are appealing for witnesses or anyone who saw either vehicle driving before it happened.

Anyone with information should contact Sergeant Darren Brown at Whitchurch Roads Policing Unit on 101 quoting Operation Keyboard.


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