Fatal accident at Wraxall

A man died following a single car collision at Wraxall this morning at about 5.30am. Police believe the incident happened at around 10.30pm last night (Saturday 27 May). However the vehicle was only discovered at 5.30am this morning by a passing ambulance.

The accident took place on the A37 just outside the village of Wraxall near Shepton Mallet. A vehicle left the road and the driver, a man in his 20s sadly dies at the scene.

His next of kin has been informed. They will being offered support from a specially-trained family liaison officer.

Police are appealing for witnesses or dashcam footage. Bearing in mind the incident could have taken place at any point between 10.30pm on 27 May and 5.30am this morning (28 May).

The A37 has been closed for accident investigators to do their work. It is now fully reopened.

If you can help, please call 101 and quote reference 5223124345

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