A MAN died after he drove his car off the Moreton Road in Thame.

The 69 year-old from Aylesbury died at the scene near the junction of the A329 Rycote Lane after driving his grey Renault Laguna estate car off the road.

Thames Valley Police only released details of the fatality today when they made an appeal for witnesses. The force would not give details about the death on Saturday.

Police were called to the scene at 11.39am.

The vehicle had been driving north along Moreton Road away from the Moreton Village before the accident.

One car was involved in the incident and no other injuries were reported.

The road was closed in both directions for two hours between the junction with Oxford Road and the A40 London Road.

Anyone with information can call PC Sarah Davies at Abingdon police station on 101.