Published: July 16, 2012
Police name Burnham man killed in crash and issue fresh appeal

Police have named a man who was killed in a crash near Burnham-On-Sea on Friday (July 13th) and issued a fresh appeal for witnesses.

A 65 year-old man, named as Professor James Henry Perry from Burnham, was killed in the two-car accident on the Causeway, between East Huntspill and Woolavington, at 7.20am near the entrance to Middlemoor Water Park.

Police spokesman Martin Dunscombe told "Both vehicles came to rest on opposite sides of the road in ditches."

"The driver of a silver VW Golf was able to get out of his car and was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital with a head injury."

"The driver of the Mondeo died as a result of his injuries at the scene."

"Police would now like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this collision, in particular anyone who may have seen the vehicle prior to this incident."

Anyone with information is asked to call the police's Collision Investigation Unit on 101.

Pictured: Emergency services at the scene of the accident on Friday


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