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Dashcam appeal after fatal collision on A358

Police officer in uniform speaking to a motorist of another vehicle with the police car in the foreground

An investigation is underway following a fatal collision in Somerset yesterday (Friday 24 March).

Emergency services were called shortly before 3.55pm to the A358 after a two-vehicle collision near Thornfalcon. It involved a black Vauxhall Corsa – which is believed to have travelled from Taunton – and a blue Renault Megane, which was heading in the opposite direction.

A man and a woman who were occupants in the Corsa were sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. Their next of kin have been informed.

The male driver of the Renault sustained serious injuries and is currently in hospital.

The road was shut for a number of hours but reopened overnight.

Witnesses to the collision, or anyone who believes they may have seen the vehicles prior to the collision, are asked to contact us, as is any motorist who has potentially relevant dashcam footage. Please call 101 and quote reference number 5223069144.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5223069144, or complete our online appeals form.