Man dies in car crash

A 24-year-old man died at the scene. Picture: Mark Atherton

A 24-year-old man died at the scene. Picture: Mark Atherton - Credit: Archant

A man died in a fatal collision this morning (Wednesday).

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision between Axbridge and Cheddar in the early hours of the morning.

A single-vehicle collision, involving a green Ford Mondeo, occurred on the A371 at approximately 1.10am.

A 24-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. His family have been informed.

The road has been closed while the Collision Investigation Unit are on the scene.

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It is expected to be closed for some time and people are advised to avoid the area.

A police spokesman said: “We want to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision, or has dash cam footage, that could help our investigation.

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“Anyone with information is asked to report it online or call 101 and give reference 5220137687.”

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