UPDATE: Driver, 87, dies as car hits wall in Chichester

Police cordon at Sainsbury's, Westhampnett Road, where a car hit a wall. Photo Eddie Mitchell
Police cordon at Sainsbury's, Westhampnett Road, where a car hit a wall. Photo Eddie Mitchell

Police have confirmed that the driver of a car, which collided with a wall in Westhamptnett road yesterday, sadly died at the scene.

Police and an ambulance were called to the Sainsbury’s in Westhampnett Road, Chichester, at 1.42pm yesterday (Monday, July 17).

A blue Toyota Yaris had left the road and collided with a wall, police confirmed.

A spokesperson said: “No other vehicle was involved and it appeared that the driver, an 87-year-old woman from Chichester, may have suffered a medical episode.

“Sadly she was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Further investigations are taking place, confirmed police.