Somerset

Biker killed in A39 Carhampton coach collision

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a coach in Somerset.

The vehicles collided on the A39 at Carhampton at about 18:00 BST on Sunday. The motorcyclist was confirmed dead at the scene.

About 30 firefighters were involved in tackling a fire on board the coach, but all passengers were evacuated and none were injured.

Police said the A39 was closed until about 23:00 BST while the area was recovered.

The coach was totally destroyed by the fire.

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