Page last updated at 15:37 GMT, Friday, 27 June 2008 16:37 UK

Mother and two children killed

Scene of the B4066 crash
The collision happened on the B4066 at Sharpness

A 26-year-old woman and two of her children, an eight month old baby boy and a girl, aged two, have died in a road collision in Gloucestershire.

The woman's Land Rover Freelander collided with a lorry on the B4066 at Sharpness at 1225 BST.

The lorry driver has been airlifted to hospital but is not seriously injured.

Police have closed the B4066 at the Station Road and Old Minster Road and the road will remain closed until at least 2200 BST.

The family of the woman, who came from the Berkeley area in Gloucestershire, have been informed.

The lorry is registered to a company in Renfrewshire.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific