Police have confirmed that a 62-year-old woman injured in a crash at Dawlish has died in hospital. 

The woman from Bovey Tracey was the driver of a Daewoo Matiz, when at approximately 7pm on Wednesday, June 4, a serious collision occurred on the A379 Teignmouth Road, at Dawlish outside of The Smugglers Inn.

An unidentified vehicle was stationary, waiting to turn right into the Smugglers Inn and a silver coloured Daewoo Matiz was waiting behind this vehicle.

The Daewoo Matiz was then struck from behind by a Renault Master flatbed vehicle which caused the Matiz to travel a considerable distance uphill by its own momentum.

The driver of the Renault Master flatbed received minor injuries.

The vehicle turning right into the pub has been located and the driver has been spoken to as a witness.

Police are still appealing for witnesses to the collision. Anyone with any information are asked to contact police on 101 quoting police reference 630 040614.