Lorry driver arrested after woman dies in accident near Chippenham (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)
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Lorry driver arrested after woman dies in accident near Chippenham
A lorry driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a woman was killed in a collision this afternoon.
Police were called to the incident involving a blue Kia Rio and a white Ford Iveco on the B4069 at the entrance Langley Burrell, in Chippenham at 2.15pm.
Officers tried to resuscitate the driver of the Kia, a lady in her fifties, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
A spokesman for Great Western Ambulance service said: “We were called at 2.10pm to a collision involving a car and a lorry.
“Two rapid response units attended and an ambulance was going to attend but when the first paramedic attended and sadly told us that the lady had died the ambulance was no longer needed.”
The 56-year-old lorry driver from Gloucestershire suffered minor injuries.
Wiltshire Fire amnd Rescue Service attended the incident but cannot remove the woman until an investigation by the Crime Scene Investigation is completed.
Police are still at the scene and the road has been closed off.