12:00pm Friday 31st August 2001
A 28-YEAR-OLD woman is seriously ill in hospital following a road accident near Ripple on Wednesday.
The woman was a passenger in a red Mini travelling from Ripple towards Puckrup at about 7pm, when it left the road and hit a hedgerow on Bow Lane. The woman and the 17-year-old male driver were taken to Cheltenham Hospital. The road was closed for around three hours.
The driver was later discharged with whiplash injuries, while the woman's condition was described yesterday (Thursday) as serious.
Police are appealing for anyone who saw the collision or the vehicle prior to the incident to call PC Craig Collins on 01905 723888 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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