A woman has died after a crash near Cirencester last night.

A Subaru and an Audi crashed on the A429 Stow Road at around 9.30pm.

The driver of the Subaru, a woman in her 50s, was declared dead at the scene and a man in his 30s who was a passenger in the car was taken to Southmead Hospital with potentially life threatening injuries.

A man in his 40s, the Audi driver, was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital with non-serious injuries.

The road was closed for several hours as a result of the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash who hasn't spoken to police should call 101 and quote incident 428 of October 17.