West Huntspill crash

Police say an elderly motorist has been left with “potentially life-threatening injuries” after her car crashed into a wall in West Huntspill on Wednesday (September 11th).

The A38 Main Road was closed shortly after 12pm following the collision. 

Police spokesman Sam Malone told Burnham-On-Sea.com: “Emergency services were called just after mid-day to a single-vehicle collision on the A38 Main Road at West Huntspill.”

“A car was in collision with a wall. The elderly female driver went to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.”

“The road was closed in both directions for collision investigators to examine the scene.”

A South West Ambulance Service spokesperson added: “We were called at 12.05pm to reports of a road traffic collision, reportedly involving one vehicle.”

“We attended with HART (hazardous area response team), a rapid response vehicle, a doctor, an operations officer and an ambulance. One patient was taken to hospital for further treatment.”

Anyone who saw the collision or who has any other information that could help the Police investigation is asked to get in touch through www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact, or by calling 101, quoting reference 5219209764.