A WOMAN who was rushed to hospital in a life-threatening condition after a crash in Bracknell has died.

Thames Valley Police officers were sent to B3408 London Road, near A329 near Coppid Beech roundabout, after the incident on Friday at around 8am.

The driver was treated by paramedics at the scene and the road was closed for nearly two hours while the area was made safe.

A beige Nissan Qashqai left the road and crashed into railings.

The driver of the vehicle, a 50-year-old woman from Reading, was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, where she died.

A spokesman for South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) said: "We received a 999 call at 08.01am this morning with the caller reporting a car had crashed into railings of London Road, Binfield.

"We sent two ambulances and two rapid response vehicles to the incident.

"After treatment at the scene, the female driver was taken in a life-threatening condition to the Royal Berkshire Hospital."

Motorists were warned not to travel near the area while officers were on the scene and the road was reopened at around 10am.

Sergeant Grant Thomas, of the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing based at Taplow, said: “This was a tragic incident which has sadly resulted in the death of a woman.

“This was a single vehicle collision and the woman who has died was the only occupant of the car.

“I am appealing for anybody who witnessed the collision, or who may have dash-cam footage, to contact us.

“The woman’s next of kin have been informed and are currently being supported by specially trained officers.”

An investigation is now underway and police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the crash.

A spokesman for Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) said: "At 8.12am on Friday, November 30, we received reports of a road traffic collision involving one car on London Road, Binfield, Bracknell.

"RBFRS crews from Bracknell and Wokingham and an officer were sent to the scene.

"One woman was placed into the care of SCAS before firefighters made the vehicle safe.

"Crews were on scene for about 15 minutes."

If you witnessed anything, call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting URN 220 (30/11), or alternatively you can report online via https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/