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Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in incident that caused A38 to be closed for 10 hours

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision on the A38 that left a 50-year-old woman from Gloucestershire with life-threatening injuries.

Parts of the A38 close to the former Newport Towers Hotel south of Berkeley were closed for around 10 hours this morning after police were called to reports of a collision at 1.30am.

The collision involved a white Fiat Abarth convertible sports car which was travelling in the direction of Berkeley.

In a statement the police said:  "The driver, a woman in her 50s and from the Berkeley area was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious, life-threatening injuries.

"The road was closed for about 10 hours to allow a collision investigation to take place but has since re-opened.

"Officers investigating the collision would like to hear from anyone who may have information but has not already spoken to police.

"Anyone with information or relevant dashcam footage is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101 quoting incident 32 of 15 August."

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