Woman killed and child hurt in crash on A39 in Williton

A woman has died and a child is in a critical condition following a two-vehicle crash in west Somerset.

The collision happened between a Peugeot 307 and a Ford Fiesta on the A39, Priest Street, Williton,

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said an 87-year-old woman passenger in the Fiesta died at the scene.

A child, travelling in the Peugeot, remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen the accident, which happened at 20:10 BST on Thursday, to contact them.

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