Reading bus shelter crash mother dies of injuries

The scene of the bus stop crash The woman was transferred to a specialist head injuries unit in Oxford but died

A mother who was seriously injured along with her son when a 4x4 crashed into a bus stop in Berkshire has died.

A Toyota Rav 4 struck the shelter where they were waiting in Briants Avenue, Caversham, Reading, on Monday.

The 44-year-old woman was taken to hospital where she died on Tuesday evening. Her son has been transferred to a specialist unit and is stable.

Police said the driver had passed a breath test and was not arrested. Officers have appealed for witnesses.

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