Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash near Burnham-On-Sea that left five people needing hospital treatment.

The accident at West Huntspill occurred last Thursday (August 17th) at 8.35pm on the main A38 road.

Force spokeswoman Jenny Bigwood told Burnham-On-Sea.com: “A blue Peugeot 306 collided with a house wall.”

“The driver – a 20 year-old female – was taken to Weston General Hospital with injuries that were serious, but not life-threatening.”

“Three passengers were taken to Musgrove Hospital in Taunton with minor injuries, and an 85-year-old woman householder was also taken to Musgrove for treatment to head injuries after being struck by a brick.”

“The Peugeot was believed to be travelling to Highbridge, and a second vehicle may have also been involved.”

“Police are keen to speak to anyone who saw the accident.”

Witnesses should contact the Avon and Somerset Police Force’s Road Policing Unit on 0845 456 7000 or contact Crimestoppers.

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