Three killed in Somerset crash

11 November 2018, 16:27 | Updated: 11 November 2018, 16:30

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Three people have died and one is in a critical condition in hospital after a collision in Somerset.

It happened at around 12.12am on Sunday on the A358 near Ashill. 

A man and woman in their 70s, travelling in a black Citroen C3, were sadly pronounced dead at the scene, along with a man in his 20's, who was a passenger in a yellow Vauxhall Tigra. 

The driver of the Tigra was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital by ambulance and later transferred to Southmead Hospital where he remains in a critical condition. Immediate next of kin have been informed

The road was closed until shortly after 7am while specialist collision investigators examined the scene.

Did you witness the incident or see either vehicle in the moments before the crash? If you have any information which could help, get in touch through www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact, or by calling 101, quoting reference 5218251007.

Alternatively pass on information through the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.