A MOTORIST has died in a road traffic collision in Somerset.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash in Street yesterday morning (Monday, November 27).

The incident involved a VW Polo and a Mini on Berhill at around 7.30am.

The driver of the VW died at the scene.

The driver of the Mini was airlifted to hospital with "serious injuries", although an Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said they are not believed to be life threatening or life changing.

The spokesperson said: "We are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a collision in which one man sadly died.

"Officers are keen to speak to anyone who was travelling on Berhill, Street, around 7.30am yesterday (Monday 27 November) who may have seen a collision involving a VW Polo and a Mini.

"The driver of the VW sadly died at the scene. Our thoughts are with his family at this time and they are being offered support by a specially-trained family liaison officer.

"The driver of the Mini was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. They are not believed to be life-threatening or life changing."

If you were in the area at the time of the collision, or the time leading up to it, and have any information or relevant footage, contact police on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5223289626, or complete the Avon and Somerset Police online appeals form.