Two people have been killed in a car crash after a vehicle smashed into a a stone wall in Gloucestershire.
A man in his 20s and a female passenger in her 30s died after their Audi smashed into the wall in Yate, South Glos., at 4.15am on Sunday.
Emergency services were called to the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Westerleigh Road this morning.
Avon and Somerset Police said a black Audi car had lost control and smashed into a stone wall.
No other vehicles are thought to be involved.
Paramedics from South Western Ambulance Service rushed to the scene where a man and woman had suffered serious injuries.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
A spokesman said: “An investigation has begun to establish the cause of the collision and we would ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident or saw the vehicle prior to the collision to call 101 and quote log 309 of today (July 8).”
Eye witnesses said there was a heavy police presence and the road between The Swan in Nibley Lane and Westerleigh Road was shut in both directions while investigations and recovery got underway.
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