Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward after a woman in her 40s died after a collision on the A370 between Burnham-On-Sea and Weston on Monday (May 13th).

Police are asking for any witnesses to contact 101 to help with the investigation into the tragic incident.

A lorry and a car collided at the junction with Ferry Lane, near to the Hobbs Boat Inn, at 5.30pm.

Police spokesman Wayne Baker told Burnham-On-Sea.com: “We were called to reports of a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A370, at its junction with Ferry Lane, near to the Hobbs Boat Inn at about 5.30pm.”

“A car was in collision with a lorry. The occupant of the car was seriously injured and sadly died shortly afterwards.”

“The A370 was closed until 7am on Tuesday morning to enable collision investigators to examine the scene.”

If you witnessed this collision, or have information which could help, call the Police Collision Investigation Unit on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5219105250.