73-year-old and 63-year-old killed in collision near South Molton.

A WOMAN remains in hospital in a serious condition after a collision which killed two women on Saturday morning.

The A361 North Devon Link Road was closed for around six hours after the collision a few miles north of Aller Cross Roundabout just before 11am.

The 73-year-old driver of the Ford Fiesta, from Essex, and the 63-year-old driver of the Vauxhall Astra, from Exeter, were both killed.

One woman was pronounced dead at the scene and the second died after being airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

The 32-year-old passenger of the Vauxhall was airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

Police are appealing for witnesses to call 101 and quote log number 351 of June 14, 2014.