Forest of Dean deaths are second road tragedy today

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Two more die on Gloucestershire's roads Two more die on Gloucestershire's roads

A MAN and a woman have died and another woman has been seriously injured in a two-car collision in the Forest of Dean this afternoon.

The incident took place at about 3.40pm today (Friday, December 27) at Lensbrook, near Lydney, and involved a Peugeot and a Mitsubishi.

The two occupants of the Peugeot, a man and a woman, died at the scene.

Police are still trying to identify the two people who died.

A woman in the Mitsubishi was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol with life threatening injuries.

Road closures are in place while a full collision investigation is carried out.

Anyone who witnessed the collision but hasn't spoken to police should call 101, quoting incident 347 of December 27.

This incident follows a death near Wotton-under-Edge earlier this afternoon when an 18-year-old man from Wotton died in a collision between a Toyota sports car and a white Nissan van.

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