DETECTIVES investigating the mysterious death of an elderly motorist, believed to have suffered a medical episode behind the wheel, have appealed for clues.

The 66-year-old woman had been driving a red Peugeot 207CC in Yeovil Road, Sandhurst, when she was found unresponsive in her car.

Emergency services rushed to the scene and paramedics took the OAP to to Frimley Park Hospital, where she was tragically declared dead.

Roads policing officers noticed there was a small amount of damage to her vehicle but there was no damage to cars in the surrounding area.

A police spokesman said: “A driver of a red Peugeot 207CC was found unresponsive at the wheel of her car in Yeovil Road, College Town.

“Officers and the ambulance service attended to provide emergency treatment. She was taken by ambulance to Frimley Park Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

“The next of kin of the driver, who was a 66-year-old woman, were informed.

“The car she was driving had suffered minor damage however there was no damage to any vehicles nearby.”

Officers from Thames Valley Police have appealed for information from anyone who saw the red car.

Anyone with information should contact the force on 101.

Police constable Stephen Dowding said: “We are investigating the circumstances in relation to the woman’s death.

“Although the investigation is in its early stages, one line of enquiry is that she may have experienced a medical episode while driving and struck something prior to stopping in Yeovil Road.

“At this time we are appealing for the public’s help in relation to our investigation. We do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances in relation to her death.

“Did you see a red Peugeot 207CC being driven in the area at around the time of the collision or were you involved in a collision with this vehicle? If you saw this car being driven in the area on Friday morning please contact police.”