Stoke & Staffordshire

Driver, 85, killed in Stoke-on-Trent car crash

An 85-year-old woman was killed in a crash in which the car she was driving veered off the road and ended up in a ditch.

It happened as Jessie Mitchell was driving a silver Kia Picanto in Tunstall Road, Brindley Ford in Stoke-on-Trent, at 17:35 BST on Tuesday.

The driver, of Lordship Place in Stoke-on-Trent, was treated by paramedics at the scene.

She died at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire later.

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