Police release man and woman under investigation after van ploughs into house killing pensioner aged 90

Two people arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a van ploughed through the front of a house killing an elderly woman have been released under investigation.

Joan Woodier, 90, was in the front room of her home on a quiet street in Clevedon, North Somerset, when a Ford Transit van crashed into the house on Wednesday night.

A woman aged 34 and a 33-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

They have now been released under investigation following the crash on Yeolands Drive at 8.30pm.

Collect photo of the van which crashed into a home in Clevedon, North Somerset 19 April 2018.

A police spokesman said: ”Two people arrested in connection with a fatal collision in Clevedon have been released under investigation.

”A 34-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a Ford Transit van collided with a house in Yeolands Drive on Wednesday night.

”A 90-year-old woman, who was inside the property, died as a result of the collision.

”She hasn’t yet been formally identified and a post-mortem examination will take place next week.

”A family liaison officer is continuing to support her next of kin.”

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