Longhope Farm Death

Gloucestershire police are investigating the death of a man on a farm close to Hobbs Lane, in Longhope. The accident happened on Friday afternoon when a man was said to have been critically injured after being in collision with a lorry. Emergency services were called and the man was airlifted to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious chest and pelvis injuries. Village residents noticed a police helicopter buzzing over Hobbs Hill for some time during the afternoon. The 88 year-old man died of his injuries yesterday evening, with his family at his hospital bedside. He has been named this morning as Lesley Beard.

Our condolences go out to the family at this sad time.

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