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Two die in horror smash on A38 at West Monkton
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- The incident happened around midday near the Boome Lane junction.
- Drivers in the area were caught up in delays.
- Did you see what happened? Let us know by commenting below.
TWO people who were arrested following a crash which resulted in two deaths on the A38 yesterday (September 30) have been released without charge.
At around 10.30am two cars, a Peugeot RCZ and Vauxhall Astra, were travelling along the road near Thurloxton heading from Bridgwater towards Taunton.
A police spokesman said: “The Peugeot allowed the Astra to pass and for reasons unknown the Astra lost control and struck a tree.
“Both the driver and the front seat passenger died at the scene. They were 22 years old and 19 years old.
“Two people were arrested and have been released with no further action.”
Officers investigating the incident would like to speak to anyone who was in the area and witnessed the crash. Anyone who saw the two cars prior to the tragedy are also asked to contact the collision investigation unit on 101.
TWO people have been arrested following a crash which resulted in two deaths on the A38 in West Monkton today (September 30).
Police were called to the two-vehicle crash on Adsborough Hill near the Boome Lane junction shortly after it happened at 11.33am this morning.
A police spokesman said: “There was a double fatality. The two people were in the same vehicle.
“Two occupants from the other vehicle were both arrested and are currently being held at Taunton Police Station.”
A section of the A38 at the top of Adsborough Hill near Thurloxton is still closed and diversions are in place.
Police say the accident has now been cleared
HERE is the site of the crash just north of Taunton on the A38.
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PLENTY of you have been posting your updates on our Facebook page .
Karylics Nails Karen posted: "Looks terrible, helicopter was hovering preparing to land, I hope all are ok."
Beckie Derham also said: "I heard the sirens, I was at proctors car boot sale and heard them.
"I hope we don't hear bad news :( and I hope all involved will grok and thoughts are with them all xxxxx"
Julie Ann added: "sending thoughts and prayers to all involved xxx"
Traffic seems to be clearing on the A38 Adsborough Hill in West Monkton after a serious crash earlier this afternoon.