Police have launched a witness appeal after two women tragically died in a fatal smash in Buckinghamshire. 

The A5 in Milton Keynes was shut for hours overnight after the crash at about 10.05pm on Thursday, November 16.

The crash happened between a Peugeot 2008, a Volkswagen Tiguan and an Audi A3 on the northbound carriageway on the A5 at the exit slip road for Little Brickhill. 

The driver of the Peugeot, a woman in her thirties, sadly died at the scene. 

The driver of the Volkswagen, a woman in her fifties, sustained serious injuries and later died in hospital. 

The next of kin of both women have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers. 

The passenger of the Peugeot, a woman in her thirties, sustained serious injuries and she was taken to hospital, where she remains in a critical condition. 

The driver of the Audi was uninjured. 

No arrests have been made. 

Investigating officer, PC Christopher Ruvolo-Jones, of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed what happened to please come forward.

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“We’d also appeal to any drivers who may have been in the local area prior to and around the time of the collision to check any dash-cam footage in case it has captured something that may help the investigation.

“You can report any information by calling 101 or via the Thames Valley Police website, quoting reference 43230516316.”

The road remained closed well into the early hours of the morning before reopening just before 5am today.