Northampton woman died after sustaining head injury in car crash

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A 27-year-old woman from Northampton died as a result of a head injury suffered in a car crash, an inquest heard today.

Laura Louise Miller, aged 27, of Watkin Terrace, in Northampton town centre, died in Addenbrooke’s Hospital after the Volkswagen Polo she was driving was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Vectra on the old A421 in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire.

The crash happened shortly before 5.30pm on Monday and the 40-year-old male driver and two passengers, including a baby, were also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

A coroner’s inquest into Ms Miller’s death opened today and the cause of death was given as a traumatic brain injury.

Officers from the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Collision Investigation Unit are currently preparing a report into the fatal road traffic collision.