Man arrested as woman dies in road collision
- Credit: Jason Adams
A woman in her 80s has died after being involved in a collision with a car in Weston-super-Mare this afternoon (Sunday).
The fatal collision occurred at around 5.35pm on the A370 Bridgwater Road, just before the junction at Bleadon Hill.
The woman was walking her dog when she was involved in a collision with a Landrover Freelander.
She was treated at the scene but died of her injuries.
A man aged in his 40s has been arrested in connection with the incident.
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Specialist collision investigators are examining the scene, and the road remains closed.
Anyone who was in the area at the time, or those with information, should call police on 101, quoting 878 of today, July 31.
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