POLICE SEARCH FOR WITNESSES AFTER FATAL CRASH IN AXMINSTER


POLICE have appealed for witnesses following a fatal collision between two HGVs in Axminster on Monday morning (29 April).

Emergency services were called at 5.50am following the head-on collision on the A35 Gammons Hill at Kilmington Cross.

Both male drivers were trapped in their vehicles.

One driver, a 54-year-old man from Winchester, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The other driver involved, a 36-year-old man from the Bristol area, remains in Derriford Hospital with serious head and leg injuries.

Police would like to hear from anyone who saw a white articulated large goods vehicle, towing a rust-coloured shipping container, travelling on the A35 from the Dorchester area into Devon between 4.30am and 6am on Monday, April 29

Contact police with information by calling 101, or via email at 101@dc.police.uk, quoting log 70 of 29/04/19.

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