Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for the public’s help following a fatal road traffic collision this morning.
The incident happened shortly after 02:00 at Creech Heathfield, at the junction of North End and Charlton Road.
Avon and Somerset Police said:
“A car appears to have crossed over a carriageway to the opposite side of the road, where it was in collision with a telegraph pole and then a dry stone wall.
The male driver of the vehicle was declared dead at the scene shortly afterwards.
The road was closed to allow a detailed examination by collision investigators.
It was re-opened at 7.50am.
We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident wh may have information to help our enquiries.
If you are able to assist, call 101, quoting reference CI/117/16.”