Woman in her 20s dies after crash involving truck

A woman has died following a two-vehicle road traffic collision in Southwick, near Trowbridge. Multiple emergency services were called to A361 Frome Road shortly after 11am on Monday (January 10) after a collision between a blue Citroen C3 and a white tipper truck. The driver of the car, a woman in her 20s, sadly died at the scene, police say.

Her family have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this very difficult time. READ NEXT:Commuters face long delays after lorry fire saw hay bales engulfed by flames A passenger in the car, a man in his 20s, was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious injuries.

The male driver of the truck suffered serious leg injuries and was also taken to hospital. The road was closed for around ten hours to allow collision investigation work to be carried out and reopened at around 9pm last night. A police spokesperson said: “We would ask any witnesses, or anyone who saw either vehicle shortly before the collision, to call Wiltshire Police’s Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting log 76 of yesterday (10/01).”

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