SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Serious crash near Wincanton

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Serious crash near Wincanton

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision near Wincanton.

The two-vehicle crash took place at about 2.40pm on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, on the A357 at North Cheriton.

A red VW Passat estate was in collision with a silver Toyota Aygo.

An elderly couple in the Aygo sustained serious injuries. The female passenger was airlifted to Dorchester Hospital and the man was taken there by land ambulance.

The man has subsequently been released from hospital, but the woman remains in a critical condition.

The female driver of the Passat and two young passengers were all taken to Yeovil District Hospital with minor injuries.

If you witnessed the incident or either car prior to the collision, please call 101 now and quote log number 607 of May 30.