Fatal accident at Thornfaclon
An investigation is underway following a fatal collision in Somerset yesterday (Friday 25 March). Emergency services were called shortly before 3.55pm to the A358 after a two-vehicle collision near Thornfalcon. It involved a black Vauxhall Corsa and a blue Renault Megane. The Corsa is believed to have travelled from Taunton while the Megane was heading in the opposite direction.
A man and a woman in the Corsa were sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. Their next of kin have been informed. The male driver of the Renault sustained serious injuries and is currently in hospital.
The road was shut for a number of hours to allow Police investigators to gather evidence. The road has since reopened. Police are now appealing to the public for information.
Did you witness the collision? Do you think you may have seen either vehicle in the time leading up to the collision? If you can help please call 101 and quote reference number 5223069144.