Two people have been killed after a tree fell on a car near Winchcombe last night.

The two were travelling on the B4077 at Stanway Hill when the tree fell around 10pm. The next of kin of those who were in the vehicle has been informed.

Road closures are in place north of Ford and also at the Toddington roundabout as Gloucestershire police carry out investigation work.

Police said the road is likely to remain shut for most of today (Friday ).

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call police on 101, quoting crime reference 405 of November 21.