Two killed in crash on the A361 near Frome

TWO women sadly died in a three-vehicle crash on the A361 near Frome yesterday afternoon (May 30).

Emergency services were called to Marston Road at around 3.10pm after a crash involving a silver Ford, black Land Rover and a lorry.

“The driver and passenger of the Ford were both sadly pronounced deceased at the scene,” an Avon & Somerset Police spokesperson said.

“The women’s next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them. They are being supported by a specially-trained family liaison officer.

“One occupant of the Land Rover was taken to hospital but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.”

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The A361 was closed until around midnight while investigation work was carried out and the road cleared.

Anyone who witnessed what happened, or may have relevant dashcam footage, should contact police on 101 and quote reference number 5224139063.

The incident comes after a number of serious crashes on the A361 around Frome, which has prompted calls for changes to the route from residents.

One Comment

  1. Gary Reply

    This road must be slowed down to many lives have been lost in the last year, how many more are the council going to let die before they do something,

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