Elderly woman dies after A38 crash

An elderly woman has died after a crash on the A38. Picture: Google Street View

An elderly woman has died after a crash on the A38. Picture: Google Street View - Credit: Google Street View

A pensioner has died of injuries sustained when her car crashed into a wall on the A38.

Police have confirmed the elderly woman died in hospital yesterday (Thursday).

Emergency services rushed to Main Road in West Huntspill after her car collided with a wall just after noon on Wednesday.

The road was closed for almost four hours and police say her next of kin were informed that same day.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: "The driver of a car involved in a single-vehicle collision on the A38 in West Huntspill sadly died in hospital the next day.

"The family are aware and are being supported by a specialist family liaison officer.

"Officers are making further enquiries on behalf of the coroner.

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"Anyone who saw the collision is asked to call 101, quoting reference number 5219209764."

The road was closed for almost four hours while police investigated the incident.

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