A MAN is due in court after a woman was killed and a child was seriously injured in a crash.

Emergency services were called at around 4.50pm to reports of a crash involving three cars.

The incident occurred on December 1, 2022, on the A30 between Sherborne and Yeovil.

A silver Ford Zetec, a blue VW Passat, and a silver Vauxhall Astra were involved.

Charlotte Avis, 30 from Milborne Port, died at the scene.

A child from Milborne Port was also hospitalised for serious injuries.

Initially, a 55-year-old man from Yeovil was arrested on suspicion of driving offences, he was later released without charge.

Sylwester Mielczarek, 40 from Yeovil has now been issued with a postal requisition to appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, April 10 for offences of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.