Fatal Collision – A38 closed
The A38 is currently closed in both directions near Brent Knoll. The closure follows a collision between a car and a pedestrian at 5am this morning (17th September).
The pedestrian was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. While formal identification has yet to take place, Police tell us that his/her next of kin have been informed.
Traffic is being diverted and we understand the road is likely to remain closed until at least midday while collision investigators examine the scene. Please follow @HighwaysSWest for travel updates.
Anyone with any information – especially anyone who saw someone walking in the area in the early hours or anything else which could help the police with their investigation can get in touch by calling 101 quoting reference 5219214529