Two men killed in car crash on Berrow's Coast Road
people have died following a serious car crash in Berrow, near
Burnham-On-Sea, this morning (Sunday, February 26th).
black BMW careered off Coast Road in thick fog at 4.45am near
the entrance to Sandy Glade holiday park, as pictured here.
police and ambulance crews from Burnham were sent to the scene
but nothing could be done to save the two men who were trapped
inside the wreckage.
Dave Horwood told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I can confirm that
two men, both believed to be from the West Midlands, have died."
cause of the incident is not known at this stage, but there was
thick fog in the area at the time and it is not known whether
this was a contributory factor."
confirmed that no-one else had been in the vehicle at the time
of the accident. Police appealed for any witnesses to contact
them using their non-emergency number of 101. Click
here for video footage from the scene.
Road was closed for over six hours to allow police to start their
investigation and enable recovery of the vehicle. Traffic was
diverted along Berrow's Red Road.
incident comes less than a fortnight after an earlier crash on
Coast Road, as Burnham-On-Sea.com reported here.
The latest incident is certain to add more pressure on Somerset
County Council to introduce new safety measures along the road
following a long-running campaign.