Yeovil and Crewkerne collisions linked

Avon & Somerset police are asking for witnesses following two collisions, one in Yeovil and one in Crekwerne. The Police believe the two incidents may be linked. They believe the same car was involved in each incident.

The first incident reported was at 9.50pm on Friday 28 February. Police received reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian in Glenthorne Avenue, Yeovil. The vehicle, a light-coloured Volkswagen Beetle, failed to stop at the scene.

The pedestrian, a 69-year-old man, was taken to hospital by paramedics after suffering a head and arm injury. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

In the early moments of the following morning a second collision was reported in Severalls Park Avenue, in Crewkerne, at about 12.10am.

Once again a vehicle identified as a light green Volkswagen Beetle crashed into a building and caught fire. The driver was not at the scene when officers arrived.

Subsequently Police arrested a 30-year-old woman on suspicion of drink-driving, failure to stop after an accident and assaulting a police officer. A 28-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of failing to stop after an accident.

Both have been released under investigation.

Did you witness either of these incidents. If you did please call 101 and quote reference number 5220049452.


VW Beetle in Crewkerne

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