Woman killed after car crashes into house
PUBLISHED: 07:34 19 April 2018 | UPDATED: 07:51 19 April 2018
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.”