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Police confirm Burnham-On-Sea man died in Love Lane lorry collision and a woman was seriously hurt

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Police have confirmed that a man in his 50s died in a serious collision in Burnham-On-Sea’s Love Lane on Friday, December 14th.

Emergency services were called to the junction of Love Lane and St Peter’s Road at 4.20pm, where a Royal Mail delivery lorry had collided with two pedestrians and a garden wall.

A Police spokeswoman confirmed to Burnham-On-Sea.com: “A red lorry collided with two pedestrians and then struck a wall on Love Lane at approximately 4.20pm.”

“One of the pedestrians, a man aged in his 50s, sadly died at the scene.”

“The other, a woman, sustained serious injuries in the incident and was taken to Southmead Hospital.”

“If you were in the area at the time of the incident and have information which might help our inquiry please contact the collision investigation team via 101, providing the call handler with the reference 5218276435.”

Love Lane was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident and Police started their investigation. The road re-opened at 11pm.

The incident occurred at the busy junction of Love Lane and St Peter’s Road, pictured below.

 

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