A driver has died after their car burst into flames following a collision with a lorry near Marlborough.
An air ambulance was called to the scene on the A346 at Ogbourne Maizey at around 10.30am this morning following the serious crash, and the road was closed in both directions by police.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze, but the occupant, a man in his 70s died at the scene.
The main road is closed between Chiseldon (Swindon) and Marlborough, and isn’t expected to reopened for several more hours.
A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: “It has been necessary to close this stretch of road between Marlborough and J15 to all heavy traffic and at Chiseldon to local traffic at this time.
“Please do not attempt to come down this road, and be mindful of restrictions in local villages surrounding the area if your vehicle is not suitable to pass through them.”
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