Audi driver dies after driving the wrong way down the M4 motorway

first_imgA motorist has died after driving the wrong way down a motorway.The driver of a black Audi A3 was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on the M4 in Wiltshire at around 10.40pm on Sunday night.Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash, which also left another driver being rushed to hospital with serious injuries.Officers said the Audi A3 somehow entered the eastbound carriageway of the M4 between junction 16 for Swindon West and junction 17 for Chippenham.The Audi A3 headed west towards Bristol on the eastbound section of the road, and collided with several cars before a head-on collision with an Audi A4.”The driver of the Audi A3 died at the scene,” said PC Jay Clifton, of the Tri-force roads policing unit.”The driver of the Audi A4 was conveyed to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening,” he added.The M4 between junction 17 and 16 in north Wiltshire was closed for seven hours to carry out an investigations. “Police are keen to trace any witnesses to the incident,” added PC Clifton.”Any persons with information are asked to call 101 and ask for the Tri-Force Investigations Unit. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more

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