Woman airlifted to hospital after Mini crashes into tree near gliding club

A woman was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a single-vehicle crash south of Stonehouse. According to Gloucestershire Police, a blue Mini Cooper left the road before crashing into a tree in Nympsfield.

The crash took place on the B4066, near the Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club, at around 1.35pm on Monday, May 13. The driver of the vehicle, a woman in her 40s, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Southmead Hospital, in Bristol.

Investigating police officers are now appealing for information about the crash. They are urging witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to get in touch.

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Police said: "Officers are appealing for witnesses to a single vehicle collision on the B4066 in Nympsfield near Stonehouse earlier this month. Police were called following a report that a blue Mini Cooper had left the road by the Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club and collided with a tree at around 13.35pm on Monday 13 May.

"The driver of the vehicle - a woman in her 40s - sustained serious injuries and was transported by air ambulance to Southmead Hospital in Bristol.

"Officers would like to speak to anybody who witnessed the collision or who may have dashcam footage which they believe to be relevant. Information can be provided to police online by completing the following form and quoting incident 301 of 13 May."