30, 2015 One
dead after car crashes into rhyne at Mark near Burnham-On-Sea
person has died after a car crashed into a rhyne and ended upside
down near Burnham-On-Sea during the early hours of this morning
have launched an investigation after a man died in the collision
in the village of Mark.
received a call from South West Ambulance Service at 5.19am that
the car was submerged in the water-filled rhyne off The Causeway
near the White Horse Inn.
body of a man was found inside the vehicle," police spokesman
Craig Evry confirmed to Burnham-On-Sea.com. "Were carrying
out enquiries to establish the circumstances of this collision."
added that a 27-year-old man has also been arrested in connection
with the incident, who is in custody for questioning.
spokesman added: "If anyone saw the collision, or has any
information which could help this inquiry, please call us via
the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101 and quote log number
226 of 30 May."
The Causeway was shut to allow the investigation into the collision
to begin. The car was removed from the Mark Yeo mid-afternoon,
allowing the road to re-open.
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