West Berkshire Council

Leader of West Berkshire Council seriously injured in collision

Councillor Roger Croft has been seriously injured while travelling in France.

Roger Croft - outside Market Street

It is with great sadness that we can confirm that the Leader of the Council, Councillor Roger Croft and his wife have been involved in a serious car accident while travelling in France.  Roger's wife died in the accident and Roger has been seriously injured and is currently in hospital in a stable condition. Our thoughts and condolences are with Roger, his family and friends and they have asked for privacy at this very difficult time.

In the meantime, Councillor Graham Jones as Deputy Leader will be assuming the role of Leader until further notice.