Arrest after motorcyclist killed in crash with car near Burnham-On-Sea
person has been arrested following an accident near Burnham-On-Sea
on Sunday (June 24th) in which a motorcyclist died.
were called to the busy Lympsham road junction of Brean Road and
Rectory Way where a blue Mercedes car and a motorbike collided
at around 3.30pm.
Inspector Paul Winship from Avon and Somerset Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"I can confirm a collision occurred between a car and a motorbike
in which one person died. Police enquiries are underway."
yellow Dorset and Somerset air ambulance was also called to the
scene and landed nearby, but left without a patient.
said on Monday that a man aged 72 had been arrested in connection with
the incident on suspicion of dangerous driving and had been released on bail without charge.
was diverted along alternative roads via Brent Knoll while emergency
services were at the scene.
are appealing for witnesses to the accident to come forward by
contacting them on the non-emergency police number 101.
Pictured: Police at the collision on the outskirts of Lympsham,
and the air ambulance at the scene of Sunday's accident