arrested after pensioner is killed in A370 road crash near Burnham
Police have arrested a man and appealed for witnesses following
a fatal accident between Weston and Burnham-On-Sea yesterday evening
(Sunday, July 31st).
woman in her 80s, who was out walking her dog, was involved in
a collision with a black Landrover Freelander.
was treated at the scene by paramedics but tragically died of
incident happened at about 5.35pm on the A370 Bridgwater Road
just before the junction with Bleadon Hill.
say a man aged in his 40s has been arrested in connection with
collision investigators were on site and the road was closed for
several gours while they examined it.
air ambulance was also called to help the lady, landing nearby,
but its crew were sadly unable to save her life.
who was in the area at the time of the collision, or who has any
information that could help Police with their enquiries, should
call 101, quoting log 878 of 31/07/16.
above: Burnham and Weston Police at the crash scene