Woman killed after car crashes into house

PUBLISHED: 07:34 19 April 2018 | UPDATED: 07:51 19 April 2018

Yeolands Drive in Clevedon. Picture: Google.

Yeolands Drive in Clevedon. Picture: Google.

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A car crashed into a house in Clevedon last night (Wednesday) killing a woman inside.

Significant damage was caused to the home in Yeolands Drive after the car hit the property at 8.27pm.

A man and woman who were inside the vehicle have been arrested and are currently in police custody.

Residents in a number of neighbouring homes were evacuated overnight as a precaution following concerns a gas pipe was damaged as a result of the incident.

An Avon and Somerset police spokesman said: “A woman has died after a car collided with a house in Clevedon.

“Significant damage was caused to the property and tragically a woman inside has died.

“The woman’s family have been informed and are being provided with all the necessary support.

“We’d like thank those affected by this incident for their co-operation and support.

“Our response is ongoing and emergency services are likely to be at the scene for some time.”

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