TWO elderly people were killed following a car crash yesterday.

The incident occurred on the A429 between Kingway bridge and Corston village, involving an Audi A5 and a Honda Jazz.

The front seat passenger of the Honda – a woman aged in her 80s, and a rear seat passenger – a man in his 80s both from the Buckingham area died at the scene.

The driver of the Audi – a man in his 30s from Gloucester – suffered from minor injuries and was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He is currently in custody at Gablecross and will be interviewed today.

The road was closed for approximately 10 hours while extraction and recovery took place, and an investigation was conducted.

A spokeswoman for Wiltshire Police said: “A file will now prepared on behalf of H M Coroner for Wiltshire and our thoughts are with their families at this extremely difficult time.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or anyone who has dash cam footage of either vehicle prior to the collision, or the collision itself, should contact police on 101.