Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision at Somerton.

The incident happened yesterday (Sunday 28 October) at 4.37pm on the B3153, near to the junction with the B3151.

A Ford Escort was travelling along the B3153 from Kingweston towards Somerton. Whilst negotiating a left-hand bend it is reported to have crossed the centre line and was in collision with a car travelling in the opposite direction. The Escort was then in collision with a third vehicle which was travelling in the same direction as the Escort.

The driver of the Escort – a woman – was given treatment at the scene but sadly died shortly afterwards.

The road was closed to enable collision investigators to carry out a detailed investigation of the scene. The road was re-opened shortly before 2.30am the following morning.

They are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident who may have information to help with their enquiries. Please contact the collision investigation unit.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5218241057

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