Witness appeal after fatal accident near Ilchester

Avon & Somerset Police are asking for witnesses to an accident on the A303 near Ilchester to come forward. The accident happened at about 7pm yesterday evening (20 May). Police say that a black Skoda Citigo collided with a lorry parked and unattended in a layby on the A303 near Ilchester. Members of the public, police, fire and ambulance crews, all tried to save the driver. Sadly he died at the scene. He was the sole occupant of the car.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by a family liaison officer.Ā 

If you saw the collision or have any information or dashcam footage which could help, please call 101. Give the call handler the reference 5223117751.

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