Tractor driver killed in crash near Swindon


A tractor driver has been killed in a crash near Swindon.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said a tractor and lorry were in a collision on the A419, close to the Castle Eaton junction, on Sunday night.

The lorry then crossed on to the southbound carriageway and collided with another vehicle. Three other vehicles were damaged by debris.

The 44-year-old man died at the scene, the spokesman said. His family has been informed.

The road was shut overnight following the crash, at about 2000 GMT. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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