(DAILYMAIL) — A novice driver was killed when she misread her satnav and drove into the path of oncoming traffic on a dual carriageway.

Inexperienced Lauren Smee collided head-on collision with a BMW after driving the wrong way down a slip road after she misunderstood the satnav’s instruction to take the first left exit on a roundabout.

Failing to spot the ‘no entry’ signs, the 21-year-old ended up driving against the traffic flow on a 70mph road, directly into the path of driver Stuart Hope-Kirk.

At an inquest into Miss Smee’s death, Mr Hope-Kirk told the coroner’s court he had ‘absolutely no time’ to react.

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