Published: January 22, 2009
Burnham-On-Sea ambulance crews called to fatal motorway crash

Three ambulance crews from Burnham-On-Sea were called to a fatal accident on the M5 motorway on Thursday evening (January 22nd).

The M5 southbound was closed following the collision between junctions 24 and 25 at about 6.40pm.

Police said one vehicle, a people carrier, ended up in a roadside ditch and a child passenger who is believed to be under the age of five tragically died.

Seven other people who were travelling in the vehicle were freed by the fire service and the Burnham ambulance crews helped to take the casualties to Musgrove Park Hospital.

Police appealed for anyone who saw the accident to contact the road policing unit's collision investigation unit on 0845 456 7000.


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