29th September 2020

Witness appeal: Fatal collision on A303 kills woman in her 20’s and leaves another two people injured

Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal three vehicle collision that occurred this morning (7 July).

The incident took place shortly before 6.30am on the A303 close to the Ilminster by-pass.

The collision involved a Mini Cooper,  a Fiat 500 and a Isuzu Trooper 4×4.

Three people were injured and were taken to local hospitals.

Sadly, one of those injured, a woman in her 20’s, died at hospital as a result of her injuries.

The road was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

Police are keen to speak to any motorist who may have witnessed the collision.

In particular, police are keen to speak to a lorry driver who may have seen the incident as their vehicle was being overtaken.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police now on 101 and quote log number 126 of today.