Accident victim died at the scene of car crash

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a car crash which claimed the life of a young woman on a country road in the Staffordshire Moorlands  today.

The woman was one of three occupants of a car which crashed on Bottom Lane, Onecote.

Emergency services were called to the scene of accident at around seven o’clock this morning.

A police spokesman said: “The incident involved a single vehicle and there were three people inside the car.

“A 22-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the rear of the vehicle, sadly died at the scene.

“The woman’s family are being supported by specially trained officers at this difficult time.”

The car driver and a front seat passenger were both injured.  One was airlifted to hospital.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101.