20th May 2019

96 year old Taunton man dies of injuries following collision on Wellington Road last month

A 96 year old Taunton man has died of his injuries following a road collision on Wellington Road last month.

Geoffrey Shepherd, of Manor Orchard, was on a mobility scooter when he was in collision with a Peugeot car driven by a 42-year-old Bishops Hull man, at the junction with Cornishway West.

It happened about 15:20pm on Saturday 24 January.

Mr Sheppard was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital where he died on Saturday morning (31 January).

If you saw the collision or have any information which might help Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s investigation, please call the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference CI-28/15.