Driver dies in A303 crash

One of the drivers in a multi-vehicle crash on the A303 in Ilminster in Somerset on Thursday has died. A lorry driver also involved in the collision has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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Police reveal name of man who died on A303

The man who died in a collision on the A303 last week has been named.

52 year old Paul Jewkes from North Somerset died after the car he was travelling in collided with a lorry on the A303 near Ilminster on Thursday 26th September.

Police are appealing for any motorists who were travelling along the A303 shortly after 11 o'clock that morning to get in touch.

The driver of the lorry has been arrested and released on bail on suspicion of dangerous driving.

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4 vehicle crash on the A303 in Ilminster

The A303 in Ilminster is closed following a four-vehicle crash.

A flat bed truck travelling westbound was in a collision with a Vauxhall Corsa travelling in the opposite direction and then two further cars.

The male driver of the truck has been seriously injured.

A man who was in the Corsa also suffered serious injuries.

The road has been closed to enable a full examination of the scene.

This could take several hours and motorists are being urged to avoid the area.