A 91-year-old woman travelling in a car and a police motorcyclist have died following a crash in Berkshire.
Thames Valley Police said that at around 1.50pm on Tuesday, Pc James Dixon was killed while riding along Bath Road in Wargrave.
The accident involved a motorcycle and a car. Police confirmed that a 91-year-old woman that was a passenger in the car also died.
Pc Dixon was assigned to Loddon Valley police station. His next of kin have been informed regarding the accident.
The vehicle’s driver, who is a woman, also had injuries in the incident and had been brought to the hospital for treatment.
Police said that her injuries are not conceived to be life-threatening.
A police spokesman stated: “As is standard procedure, due to the fact that the incident resulted in the deaths of a member of the public and an on-duty police officer Thames Valley Police has made a mandatory referral to the IPCC (Independent Police Complaints Commission) who have begun an investigation.”
Thames Valley Police stated that some officers remain at the scene of the accident and the road will continue to be closed for the rest of the evening.