Ollerton crash update: Police name victim

THE 57-year-old woman involved in a collision in Ollerton yesterday (Wednesday) has been named.

Gillian Smith, from Edwinstowe, died when her Ford Fiesta was in collision with a Ford Iveco articulated lorry near the Ollerton Island on the A6075.

The incident happened at about 9.10am.

Mrs Smith was taken to King’s Mill Hospital following the collision, but subsequently died of her injuries.

Her family have been informed and are currently being supported by police officers.

The 53-year-old male driver of the articulated lorry was uninjured.

The road was closed from the Ollerton roundabout to the former Thoresby colliery. It reopened at about 3.45pm.

Witnesses to the collision are being asked to contact the Crash Investigation Unit on 101 extension 2225 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.