Man dies in car crash in Bidford

A MAN has died following a car crash near Bidford.

Police and emergency services were called to Honeybourne Road shortly before 4pm last week.

A Ford Focus is believed to have been in collision with a tree.

A man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin has been informed and the family are being supported by specially trained officers.

Two woman in their 20s and two young children, who were also in the vehicle, suffered injuries and had to go to hospital.

PC Tim Baker said: "A thorough investigation has been launched to establish the circumstances behind the collision. Enquiries are ongoing and we would encourage anyone who saw the collision to come forward.

"We are also keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has dashcam footage of the moments leading up to the collision.

"Our thoughts remain with the man's family at this difficult time."

The incident happened on Wednesday, April 17.

Anyone with any information is being asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 287 of 16 April.

A 26-year-old man from Stratford has been arrested in connection with the incident.

He remains in police custody at this time.