pensioner, 71, dies after three-vehicle accident
pensioner from Burnham-On-Sea has died in hospital following a
three-vehicle road crash earlier this month, police have confirmed
collision took place on the A39 at West Quantoxhead at about 9am
on Saturday July 14th - and police have appealed for witnesses
to come forward.
71-year-old man from the Burnham-on-Sea area was seriously hurt
and taken by air ambulance to Frenchay Hospital, where he died
last Thursday, July 26th.
man was driving a Vauxhall Meriva on the A39 towards West Quantoxhead
when it was reported to have crossed the double white line in
the centre of the road.
collided with a skip lorry travelling in the opposite direction,
which tried to take evasive action, causing it to drive into the
roadside verge, where it was in collision with an overhanging
branch then hit a third vehicle, a Ford Transit van, which was
also travelling away from West Quantoxhead.
Burnham man suffered serious injuries and was flown to hospital,
where he died.
police's collision investigation unit has issued an appeal for
witnesses and anyone with information should contact the force's
Collision Investigation Unit by calling 101.