Published:
August 27, 2016
Berrow crash update: Mother and two children in 'stable condition'

A woman and two young children are in a "stable condition" in hospital after they were hit by a car outside a Berrow holiday camp on Friday evening.

Avon and Somerset Police spokesman Scott McPherson told Burnham-On-Sea.com this afternoon: "The woman remains in hospital in a comfortable condition with no serious injuries."

"The two children, 4-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl, remain in a stable condition. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening or life changing at this time."

The incident took place shortly before 5.20pm on Coast Road outside the busy junction outside the entrance to Unity Farm Holiday Centre, pictured above.

It's understood that the vehicle was a Peuegeot estate car.

"A car was in a collision with a woman and two young children. All three sustained serious injuries," a Police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.

"The woman was airlifted to Southmead Hospital and the two children were airlifted to Bristol Children’s Hospital."

Police have repeated their appealed for witnesses following the road traffic collision. Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact the Police on 101 and quote log number 879 of Friday.

Three air ambulances landed in the village on land around Unity Farm during the incident, to help air-lift the three casualties to hospital.

Staff at Unity Farm had to direct arriving holidaymakers along alternative routes to reach the park on one of the busiest days of the whole year.

A number of roads were closed for several hours on Friday evening, including Coast Road, South Road, Coat Road and Hurn Lane. Bus services were also diverted around the scene.

 

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