Fatal collision near Merriot

Avon & Somerset Police were called to the Furringdons Cross area of Merriott at about 1.55am yesterday morning (Sunday 25 September). They attended a two-vehicle collision involving a white Toyota Starlet and a grey Subaru Outback on the A356. A 21-year-old man who had been in the Toyota sadly later died in hospital. His family are being supported by a specially trained officer. A woman, in her 20s, also in the Toyota, was taken to hospital. She remains in hospital. The two occupants of the Subaru sustained minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision. Especially from drivers who were in the area at the time and may have dashcam footage that can help. If you can help, please call 101 and quote reference numberĀ 5222231061.

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