Police Officer One Of Two Dead In A4 Crash
5 December 2017, 22:21
An on-duty Thames Valley Police Officer has died, along with the passenger of a car, after a collision on the A4.
Thames Valley Police Officer, PC James Dixon was on his motorbike when the crash happened with a car on the A4, Bath Road near Wargrave at lunchtime yesterday.
A 91-year-old women, who was a passenger of the car involved, also died.
The driver of the car was hurt and has been taken to hospital for treatment. Her injuries aren't thought to be life threatening.
The road was closed for several hours but has now reopened.
Many tributes have already been made about PC Dixon and the woman who also died.
On behalf of everyone at SCAS, we extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of @ThamesVP PC James Dixon and the family and friends of the other lady killed this afternoon in the RTC on the A4 in Berkshire.— SCAS (@SCAS999) 5 December 2017
Thames Valley Police Federation is sad to announce the death on duty of PC 4814 James Dixon following an RTC this afternoon.— Craig O'Leary (@TVPFedChair) 5 December 2017
Our thoughts and Prayers are with his wife, family, friends and colleagues at this desperately sad time. pic.twitter.com/L2fPrbue5d
As PC Dixon was on duty at the time and a member of the public also died, Thames Valley Police has referred itself to the IPCC who have started an investigation as is mandatory.