Police appeal for witnesses after hit and run death
have apppealed for witnesses after a woman was killed in Highbridge
early on Saturday morning (January 20th) when she was hit by a car
which failed to stop.
were called to Burnham Road, Highbridge at around 2.20am where they
found the woman, who was believed to be in her 30s.
driver has since been arrested and remains in custody, however Police
are keen to hear from any witnesses to the incident and asked anyone
with information to come forward.
tent was erected at the junction with North Avenue amid a heavy
Police presence on Saturday, as pictured here.
spokesman Wayne Baker told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were called
to reports of a fail-to-stop incident in Burnham Road, Highbridge
at about 2.20am."
woman believed to be in her 30s was fatally injured after she was
in a collision with a car which failed to stop."
afterwards the driver was arrested and he remains in custody."
keen to hear from anyone who was in the area around the time of
the incident who may have information to help our enquiries."
able to help is asked to call us on 101, quoting reference 5218014348."
officers were at the junction throughout Saturday morning as their
investigation into what happened began.