Wiltshire

Bristol woman is killed in Wiltshire motorway crash

Crash scene
Image caption The fatal crash happened in the early hours of the morning

A 25-year-old woman from the Bristol area has been killed in a crash on the M4 near Swindon, Wiltshire.

A police spokesman said the collision happened between junctions 15 and 16 on the westbound carriageway, at about 0643 BST.

He said the woman lost control of her blue VW Golf and collided with the trailer of a DAF lorry.

Emergency service crews said she died at the scene. The other driver was not injured.

The spokesman said the Golf overturned and came to rest on its roof in in lane three of the carriageway.

The road was closed for about four hours.

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses.

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