June 20, 2008
air-lifted to hospital after serious A38 accident near Burnham
man was air-lifted to hospital with "life-threatening injuries"
following a serious crash near Burnham-On-Sea on Friday (June
police were called to the A38 after a pedestrian was struck by
a passing car, leaving the busy route shut for two and a half
spokesman Wayne Baker told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The A38 was
shut at 12.50pm following a collision involving a Renault car
and a male pedestrian, who is thought to be in his 60s."
man was air-lifted to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol with life-threatening
chest and leg injuries."
road was closed until 3.25pm to allow the emergency services to
remove oil and debris from the road. Diversions were set up around
the area, next to Highbridge's junction 23 of the M5.