Driver killed in head-on collision at Whitelackington

A 27-year-old man died when the car he was driving collided head-on with another vehicle.

The accident happened on a minor road at Whitelackington, near Ilminster in Somerset, on Saturday evening.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said both male drivers were trapped in their vehicles.

"Despite treatment one driver was pronounced dead. The other driver was taken to hospital with possible life-threatening injuries," he said.

"Anyone who was in the area and saw a Ford Focus, travelling east, or a Ford Mondeo, which was travelling in the opposite direction, at about 21:40 BST on 4 April, is asked to call police."

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