Police appeal for witnesses after pedestrian is hit by car
have appealed for witnesses after a pedestrian suffered head injuries
when she was struck by a passing car in Burnham-On-Sea on Tuesday
evening (January 14th).
woman, aged in her 80s, was rushed to Frenchay Hospital following
the collision at the busy junction of Berrow Road and Shelley
police officers were called to the scene and the area was coned
off as investigations began.
collision occurred during the busy evening rush-hour when a period
of heavy rain was passing through the town, which may have hampered
police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The incident occurred
at around 5.20pm and we are asking any witnesses who saw the incident
to get in contact."
with information should contact police on the non-emergency number
the M5 northbound was temporarily closed last night after a two-vehicle
collision between junction 22 at Burnham and junction 23 for Brigwater
North. Two people were freed by fire crews from a van but their
injuries were not reported to be serious.