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A woman driver was killed in a car crash between Calne and Sandy Lane earlier today.

The woman, believed to be in her forties, was driving a green Ford Fiesta which was in collision with an Iveco lorry at 9.41am on the A3102 Silver Street.

All three emergency services - police, fire and ambulance paramedics - attended the scene of the accident and fire crews freed the woman driver using hydraulic cutting equipment.

Paramedics treated the woman for cardiac arrest but she died at the scene from her injuries.

The lorry driver was treated for minor injuries.

The road remains closed while police continue their accident investigation work, and police have informed the crash victim's immediate family.