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19 and 21-yr-olds killed in Farrington Gurney crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after two young people died after the car they were travelling in left the road.

The incident happened at about 8pm on Friday night (June 27) when a VW Polo left the A39 near to Farrington Gurney.

A 19-year-old woman and 21-year-old man - who were both passengers in the car - were seriously injured and died at the scene shortly afterwards.

Another passenger was taken to Southmead Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle received minor injuries.

Collision investigators are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident who may have information to help their enquiries.


Mcdonald's submit third planning application for restaurant in Somerset village

Mcdonald's has submitted a third planning application for an outlet in Farrington Gurney Credit: ITV Westcountry

McDonald's has submitted a third planning application for an outlet in the Somerset village of Farrington Gurney.

Residents are against the plans with objections including road safety and environmental damage.

Bath & North East Somerset council has rejected the application once already, while McDonald's withdrawn on a second occasion after a planning officer said it would be refused.