Police probe after woman dies in West Lothian car crash

Broughton Road has been closed following a crash

Broughton Road has been closed following a crash

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An early morning crash which killed a woman is being investigated by police.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the accident left the 47-year-old woman dead at the scene.

Emergency services were called out to Wester Breich Road in West Calder, West Lothian, after a silver Citroen DS3 left the road and struck a tree.

A stretch of road between the A705 and the B7015 was closed for several hours afterwards to allow police investigations to take place.

Sergeant Neil Inglis of Police Scotland’s road policing unit said: “The woman’s next of kin have been informed and our condolences are with them at this very difficult time.

“Our investigation to establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision continues, and we’d ask anyone who can help to come forward.

“Anyone who may have witnessed this collision, or who saw the Citroen beforehand, is urged to get in touch as soon as possible.”

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