Driver dies after collision involving two vehicles

A 68-year-old woman has died following a road crash that saw her car overturn onto its roof.

Lily Thom was critically injured in a collision in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, on Thursday and died in hospital the following day.

Police Scotland said the driver was travelling north on Silvertonhill Avenue, near Avonbank Crescent, at around 11.20am when her car appeared to lose control and collided with a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction.

The red Honda overturned onto its roof and a blue Nissan Micra driven by an 84-year-old woman left the carriageway.

The Nissan driver suffered a chest injury and both were taken to University Hospital in Wishaw.

Officers in Motherwell are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them on 101, quoting incident number 1157 of October 19.

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