POLICE have issued an urgent appeal for witnesses following a road traffic collision near Ilminster last night.

At about 7.15pm a Saab vehicle was seen travelling along the old A303 towards South Petherton when it overtook another car at Boxstone Hill.

Shortly afterwards the Saab was involved in a collision with another road user.

Police are now seeking the identity of the car that was overtaken.

Anyone who may be able to help with the investigation should call police on 0845-456-7000 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.