appeal for witnesses after two men killed in Berrow car crash
have issued an appeal for witnesses to come forward after two
people died in a serious car crash in Berrow, near Burnham-On-Sea,
on Sunday (February 26th).
were the scenes in Berrow on Sunday morning after a black BMW
M3 careered off Coast Road in thick fog at 4.45am near the entrance
to Sandy Glade holiday park. The car came to rest in a hedgerow.
police and ambulance crews from Burnham rushed to the scene but
nothing could be done to save two men - aged 37 and 25 - who were
trapped inside the wreckage.
would now like to speak to anyone who witnessed this collision
or anyone who saw the car prior to the incident. Anyone with information
is asked to call the roads policing unit on 101.
Dave Horwood of Avon and Somerset Constabulary told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"I can confirm that two men, both believed to be from the
West Midlands, 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 single vehicle accident.
have appealed for any witnesses to the collision to come forward
by contacting their non-emergency number, 101. Click
here for video footage.
Road was closed for over six hours on Sunday morning to allow
police to begin their investigation into what happened and enable
the recovery of the vehicle. Traffic was diverted along Berrow's
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.