A303: Teenager killed in collision

A303: Teenager killed in collision

Published by Faye Tryhorn at 5:30pm 10th November 2019.

An 18 year old driver has died following a crash between his VW Golf and an HGV lorry.

This happened at around 5.15pm yesterday evening (Saturday 9th November) at Furze Hedge.

The Volkswagen was travelling westbound along the A303, at the junction with the A350.

It collided with a DAF lorry coming in the opposite direction.

The junction of the A303/A350 where the crash occurred

The 18 year old involved, who's from Somerset, died at the scene.

The driver of the HGV wasn't injured.

The road was closed for five and a half hours while officers from Wiltshire Police's Collision Investigation Unit carried out work at the scene.

The road reopened at 11.45pm, once both vehicles had been recovered.

POLICE APPEAL

There's now a plea from officers for information into what happened.

If you saw the collision, or have dash-cam footage, you're asked to contact police.

You can call the Collision Investigation Unit on 01380 861049, or 101, quoting log number 316 of Saturday November 9th.

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