Tuesday, 4 November 2008

Teenager killed in road accident on Rodford Way - Police seek witnesses

Police have put out an appeal for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Yate last night (Monday November 3).

The incident happened at about 7.15pm on the Rodford Way, near the Abbotswood Inn. A 13-year-old girl from the Yate area was in collision with a Ford Transit van.

Police, fire and ambulance attended the incident but the girl was declared dead at the scene. The road was closed for examination by the road policing unit's collision investigation unit and re-opened at 10.39pm.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information should contact the police's collision investigation unit on 0845 4567000.

Link to local police website - click here.


  1. Anonymous8:12 am

    Feelings go out to the driver, who wasnt speeding nor drinking. This appears to be a tragic accident.

  2. Such an unfortunate incident. My heart goes to the family of the young girl who lost their loved one at such an early age.