Woman dies in A358 collision
Emergency services were called to a collision on the A358 at about 8.25am today (Tuesday 10 May). The collision, between a car and a lorry, was near the Ilminster end of the A358.
The driver of the car was a woman in her 20s, She was taken to hospital by air ambulance but has sadly died. Police say that specialist officers are supporting her family.
The A358 remains closed between the junctions with the M5 and A303 while collision investigation work is ongoing. Motorists are advised it is due to remain shut for some time. You should plan to avoid the area if you possibly can.
Avpon & Somerset police are appealing for information from witnesses. Did you see the collision? Anyone who saw the collision and has not yet spoken to police is asked to call 101. Please give reference 5222110035.