At around 2.30pm today (Saturday 26 December), a black Kia and a vehicle transporting horses were in a collision on the A436 just outside of Stow on the Wold towards Chipping Norton.
The driver of the Kia, a man, and a passenger in the same car, a woman, were sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. Their next of kin have been informed.
A horse was also injured.
The road is blocked and Sheep Street is currently closed. The roads affected are due to reopen shortly after the vehicles are recovered.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident 161 of Saturday 26 December.