A WOMAN has died in a multiple car crash on the A433 near the Thames Head.

Four cars are believed to have been involved in the collision which happened at the crossroads with Kemble and Tarlton just before 1pm today. Police said the victim was elderly, At least one other person was thought to be injured.

It is also believed that it was an elderly woman that was killed.

The road has been closed in both directions between Tetbury and the junction with the A429 just outside Cirencester and is expected to remain shut for the next two hours.