Elderly Woman Killed After Van Drives Into Her House In Clevedon, Somerset

An elderly woman has been killed after a van crashed into her house in Clevedon, Somerset.

The woman was inside the property on Yeolands Drive when the Ford Transit collided with it, causing “substantial damage”, shortly before 8.30pm.

The woman killed, believed to have been in her 90s, has yet to be identified.

The scene of the incident.

Officers arrested a 34-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. They remain in custody.

Neighbours were initially evacuated from their homes over fears a gas main had been ruptured, but have since been allowed to return.

One resident told BBC Radio Bristol that the victim was a “lovely lady”, adding:  “It’s just so sad. She always asked how you were, it’s what neighbours are for really.

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