Man killed after car crash in Wing
A man has died following a car crash in Wing after it is thought he was taken ill at the wheel.
Police were called to the incident at 7.30am this morning to reports a red Peugeot 207 had left the carriageway of the A418 Leighton Road.
The road was consequently closed for over two hours while investigators examined the scene.
The driver, 50, of Cheddington, was taken to Luton and Dunstable Hospital, where he died a short time later.
A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said: “The road was closed to allow collision investigators to examine the scene and the car to be recovered but was reopened at 9.45am.
“At this stage, it appears the man may have suffered a medical episode which caused him to crash and subsequently die.”
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