UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after double fatal on M4

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Crash on M4 this morning, near Chippenham. Photo by BBC Wiltshire Crash on M4 this morning, near Chippenham. Photo by BBC Wiltshire

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a double fatal crash on the M4 earlier this morning.

The crash occurred shortly after 4.30am this morning between a lorry and a van on the slip road close to junction 17 at Chippenham.

Two men travelling in the van were pronounced dead at the scene and two other men, also travelling in the van, were taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious injuries.

A fifth man travelling in the van was taken to the Great Western Hospital in Swindon with minor injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Wiltshire Police on 101.

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