Urgent police appeal after man driving Tesla dies in M4 collision

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A car and a lorry were involved in the fatal collision at approximately 4.30am this morning

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and a lorry on the M4 eastbound between junctions 22 (M49) and 21 (M48) at approximately 4.30am this morning (Monday 4 December).

Emergency services attended, however the driver of the car, a blue Tesla, tragically died at the scene.

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His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by a specially trained officer. No one else involved in the collision suffered any injuries.

The M4 was closed in both directions between junctions 22 and 21 to allow investigations to take place and the vehicles to be recovered. It reopened shortly after 1.45pm.

If you witnessed the incident or have dashcam footage which could help the investigation, call 101 and quote reference 5223295665.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously via its website or on 0800 555111.

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