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Oxford driver dies after car crashes into tree

A driver died when his car came off a dual carriageway and hit a tree in Oxford.

The man, who was in his thirties, died from his injuries following the crash on Sunday at about 22:50 GMT.

His white Hyundai IX35 was travelling along the A4142 Eastern Bypass Road, towards the Headington roundabout, when it hit a tree near Beaumont Road.

A passenger, a man in his 40s, is being treated for serious injuries at John Radcliffe Hospital.

A Thames Valley Police spokesperson said the driver's family had been informed and they were receiving support from specially-trained officers.

Anyone with information or footage of the crash is asked to contact police.


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