A 60-year-old pedestrian died on Thursday (June 4th) in a fatal accident on the A404 near Marlow.

The incident involved a white horse-drawn carriage and a pedestrian on the southbound carriageway on the A404 between the Handy Cross roundabout and Marlow.

Paramedics provided medical care to the man, but Thames Valley Police have confirmed that he died on the scene and that specially trained officers are on hand to assist his next of kin.

A spokesman for the South Central Ambulance Service said, “We were called on the A404 about a pedestrian incident at 1:56 pm this afternoon.

“We had two ambulance crews, two ambulance officers and the intensive care vehicle from the Thames Valley Air Ambulance on site.”

The driver of the white horse truck was unharmed.

The police are asking for testimony, but no arrests have taken place at the moment.

Investigator PC Mark Dunne of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Three Mile Cross said, “Unfortunately, this collision resulted in the death of a man and our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends.

“I appeal to everyone who has observed the collision or the moments before the collision to contact us.

“I would especially like to hear from anyone who has driven in the area who may have dash cam footage to review to see if they caught anything that might aid our investigation.

“You can contact the police online or call the 24-hour emergency number 101 at 43210241273.”