Arrests follow fatal accident in Bridgwater

A 19-year-old woman died in a collision in Bridgwater last night (Tuesday 8 November) at around 9.50pm. The next of kin have been notified and are being supported by officers. 

The incident involved four cars at the A38 Broadway junction with Monmouth Street, St John Street and Eastover. A further three people sustained minor injuries. One was taken to hospital where they were later released to recover at home.


Two men, aged 35 and 28, have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The 28-year-old was “further arrested” on suspicion of failing to provide a specimen.

Were you in the area at the time of the collision and witnessed the incident? Or perhaps saw the cars immediately prior to or after the incident? Do you have have dashcam or CCTV footage? If you have yet to speak to the police, please contact them on 101.

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