A WOMAN has died following a crash between a car and a lorry on the A358.

Emergency services were called at about 8.25am today (Tuesday 10 May) to where the collision happened near Ilminster.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "The driver of the car – a woman in her 20s – was taken to hospital by air ambulance but has sadly died. Our thoughts are with her family and specialist officers are supporting them at this difficult time.

"The A358 remains closed between the junctions with the M5 and A303 while collision investigation work is ongoing. Motorists are advised it is due to remain shut for some time."

Anyone who witnessed the collision and has not yet spoken to the police can call 101 and give reference 5222110035.