victim named by police after two-car collision in Highbridge
have confirmed that a 46 year-old man has died after a two-car
collision in the centre of Highbridge last night (Sunday).
Street was shut to all traffic for several hours after the vehicles
collided at 8.20pm near the junction of Grange Avenue.
Police have today named the man as Patrick Barr, known to his
friends as 'Paddy', who lived locally.
"The incident involved two vehicles a Honda Civic
and a Volvo V70 - and occurred at around 8.20pm in Church Street."
"The driver of the Honda, a 46-year-old man, sadly died
at the scene," a police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
have appealed for witnesses to the incident to come forward.
"Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to
contact the police collision investigation unit on 101 or Crimestoppers
on 0800 555 111," added the spokesman.
was diverted along alternative routes while crews were at the
scene in Church Street, as pictured.
Police in Highbridge's Church Street on Sunday evening