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Members of the Public Tried to Save Female Driver in Weymouth

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3:41pm 20th December 2012
(Updated 7:29am 21st December 2012)

A woman has died after falling ill behind the wheel of her car whilst sat waiting in traffic in Weymouth yesterday (Thursday 20th December).

The 78 year olds car hit 2 other vehicles at slow speed when the incident happened at Swannery Bridge just after 3pm.

A Doctor and 2 Nurses who were nearby, plus paramedics tried to resuscitate the pensioner but she died at the scene.

Next of kin has been informed and Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses who saw what happened to come forward.

The accident yesterday caused major traffic congestion around the area.

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