November 9, 2005
Pedestrian suffers head injuries after Burnham-On-Sea road accident

Police have appealed for witnesses after a car accident in Burnham-On-Sea left an 18 year-old lady from the town in hospital with head injuries.

Highbridge Road was closed for three hours on Monday November 7th after a Rover 214 collided with a pedestrian at approximately 5.20pm.

An ambulance was called to the incident, near the Lighthouse Inn, and paramedics treated the lady at the scene before rushing her to Weston-super-Mare General Hospital.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman told “The casualty did suffer head injuries, but fortunately these were not life-threatening.”

“We are appealing for witnesses to come forward and would urge anyone who saw the accident or has details which could be useful to the investigation to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. You do not have to give your name and could receive a reward.

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