Driver dies after collision in Frampton Cotterell

A DRIVER whose car was involved in a collision in Frampton Cotterell has died, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to Ryecroft Road at around 4.30pm yesterday after the car collided with a wall and a parked vehicle.

Specialists from the Great Western Air Ambulance flew to the scene to join a rapid response paramedic and two other teams who attended in another ambulance.

However they were unable to save the driver, who was in his 30s and is believed to have suffered a medical emergency before the collision.

An Avon and Somerset police spokesperson said: “The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 30s, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“Our thoughts are with the man’s family and a specialist family liaison officer will now support them as we carry out enquiries into what happened.”

Police closed Ryecroft Road between Church Road and Rockside Gardens (pictured) as ambulance workers tried to save the man.