Accident took place on the B3227 between South Molton and Bish Mill

A 74 year old local woman died after her car left the road near South Molton yesterday afternoon (Sunday October 14).

At 3.16 pm Police were notified of a single vehicle road traffic collision on the B3227 between South Molton and Bish Mill.

The vehicle had gone through a hedge and had landed in a field below.

The incident involved a 74 year old local female. The casualty received medical treatment at the scene and was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

Police attended the scene and an examination took place. Any witnesses to this incident are asked to contact the police on 101 quoting log reference number 610 of 14/10/18.