Cannington school coach and car collision leaves man dead

A man has died after the car he was travelling in was in collision with a coach carrying 58 schoolchildren.

The crash happened at 14:30 BST on the A39 near Cannington, Somerset.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said the victim was treated at the scene but died later.

A South West Ambulance spokesman said all the children had been checked by paramedics and none were injured. He added they were put on a replacement bus to continue their journey.

The coach had been travelling from Nettleton Court on route to East Bridgwater College when the accident happened.

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