Man Thrown From Car Near Hanger Lane
Murder investigation launched after incident on A40
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was flung from a car near Hanger Lane.
The victim fell into the eastbound lane of the A40 just after midnight earlier today. He was taken to hospital in a critical condition but died seven hours later.
Police know the identity of the dead man, who is in his early twenties, and his family have been informed.
As a result of the incident the A40 eastbound was closed for much of today causing major traffic jams in the area.
A police spokesman said: "Police were called at 12.20am to a man found seriously injured on the eastbound A40. He was pronounced dead shortly after 7am."
Anyone with information should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
May 27, 2011