Monday, 11 December, 2017

Police motorcyclist and 91-year-old vehicle passenger die in Berkshire crash

James Dixon James Dixon was part of the team on Road Wars
Melinda Barton | 07 December, 2017, 09:15

Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening, police said.

Tributes have been paid in Parliament to a police officer who died in a crash with a auto while on duty in Berkshire.

"We are raising money in memory of Police Constable James Dixon who sadly died on Duty on December 5th 2017", the JustGiving page says.

Pc James Dixon, from Thames Valley Police, died after a collision involving his force motorcycle and a auto in Berkshire.

The driver of the vehicle, a woman, was also injured in the incident and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

Police Constable James Dixon, who featured on Sky 1's Road Wars, has been killed in a road accident.

The popular officer, known as Dixie, appeared on Sky TV's Road Wars in the 1990s.

Fans of the show posted their tributes to PC Dixon on social media.

Thames Valley Police said the next-of-kin of both PC Dixon and the dead woman had been informed.

The occurrence has been alluded to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).

Jo Gill said: "Goodnight Dixie, you really were one of the funniest and best blokes I worked with".

Road Wars followed 14 members of Thames Valley Police's roads policing officers from 2003 to 2010.

Dave Bulger added: "Stand down Dixie, I can't believe you're gone mate".

"My thoughts and sympathies are with their families and friends and the colleagues of the officer at this very hard time".

In a statement, Thames Valley Police it was "devastated" over the death of PC Dixon.

An IPCC investigation to determine the circumstances which led to the collision is underway, confirmed IPCC associate commissioner Guido Liguori.