Heavy snow leaves vehicles stranded in Somerset

Cars and buses became stranded after more snow arrived in Somerset Credit: ITV News West Country

Drivers and passengers in Somerset were forced to spend the night in a village hall after being rescued at 1am. Cars and buses became stranded on the A39 between Bridgwater and Williton in Somerset when a build up of snow and fallen tress blocked their path.

Around 30 people were forced to abandon their cars in Somerset Credit: ITV News West Country

Police said around 30 people were taken to a village hall in Nether Stowey where they have spent the night. The local council and Highways Agency will begin work to clear the road at daylight so the drivers and passengers can continue their journeys.

Work to begin clearing the roads will begin again this morning Credit: ITV News West Country

Advertisement

30 Stranded After Heavy Snow

Heavy snow has forced 30 people to spend the night in a village hall in Somerset