A 20-YEAR-OLD woman is due in court following a fatal collision which happened on the A303 in Somerset last year.

Jessica Higgs has been charged with two counts of causing death by driving without due care while over the limit for a specific controlled drug following the collision in Camel Hill.

Tony Mist, and passenger Thelma Huse, both 69, sadly died as a result of the crash.

Higgs, from Warminster, is due to appear before Yeovil Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, April 3).

At the time of the incident, in May 2023, a spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "The collision, between a car and a van, happened at about 2.40pm on Monday at Camel Hill.

“A 69-year-old man, who was driving the car, a Fiat 500, died at the scene.

“A 69-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the same vehicle, was taken to hospital with serious injuries but has since died.

“Our thoughts are with their loved ones at this difficult time and a specially trained liaison officer will be supporting them.

“The driver of the Mercedes Citan van, a 19-year-old woman, remains in hospital being treated for injuries."