Woman faces jail after fatal crash on A303

A van driver is facing jail after admitting killing two people in a car crash in Somerset.

Jessica Higgs, 20, pleaded guilty to two charges of causing death by careless driving while under the influence of drugs.

Taunton Crown Court heard that driver Tony Mist and passenger Thelma Huse, both 69, died in a collision on the A303 in West Camel in May 2023.

Higgs, from Warminster, Wiltshire was driving a Mercedes van when it collided with Mr Mist’s car.