Sad to report today's collision close to Mole Valley was fatal - police appeal for witnesses

By Susie Watkins

12th May 2022 | Local News

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Police investigating a collision in which a man has died after his car struck a railway bridge in Standerwick this morning (Thursday 12 May). 

The incident happened in Berkley Street at just before 6.50am.

 A 36-year-old man, from the local area, sadly died at the scene. His family are being supported by a trained liaison officer and police say their thoughts are with them.

The car reportedly hit the railway bridge and there was a fire. The air ambulance took the driver to hospital, while Network Rail closed the line between Westbury and Castle Cary. Trains were halted until 10 am this morning for rail engineers to check the safety of the bridge.

If anyone witnessed this collision, please call police on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5222111980.

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