November 7, 2014
Woman injured in Burnham-On-Sea seafront crash, closing busy road

Police closed Burnham-On-Sea's seafront on Friday after a woman was injured in a collision with a car.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the North Esplanade at 11.55am following the collision outside The Royal Clarence Hotel.

A female pedestrian suffered multiple injuries in the incident as she tried to cross the road.

"A 45 year-old lady was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton with leg and shoulder injuries," police spokesman Scott McPherson told

"We are appealing for witnesses to contact us on 101 if they saw the collision at 11.55am, which involved a Honda Jazz."

The road was closed for over an hour to allow the police's investigation into the incident to begin.


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