Fatal accident at Podimore

Please note that the A303 remains closed eastbound between Ilchester and Podimore. The road is closed to allow emergency services attend the scene of a single vehicle collision. The incident happened at about 9.20 this morning (Thursday 9 September). The road has been closed since then.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area for the rest of today.

Avon & Somerset Police have confirmed that, sadly, a man in his 60s has died. His family have been informed. They are being supported by specially trained officers. 

Did you witness the collision? Were you driving along that section of the A303 in the time leading up to the collision? If you have dashcam footage or any other information please call 101 and give the reference 5221209203. 

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