AN elderly woman has been killed in a three-car pile up in Old Hill today.

The woman, in her 80s, from one of the cars, died at the scene of the crash in Waterfall Lane.

An elderly man with serious injuries has been taken to hospital and three other people are being treated for minor injuries.

Police closed the road following the accident shortly before noon.

Chief Inspector Neil Hobson said: "Waterfall Lane is closed at Higgs Field Crescent and Owens Way − it is due to be closed until this evening."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the collision investigation unit on 101.