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Canvey man dies in head-on crash
2:45pm Monday 3rd September 2012 in News
TWO people were tragically killed in a car crash following a head-on collision on a busy road in Somerset.
Two people were also hospitalised following the crash on Thursday.
Paul Hobday, 61, from Canvey, and a female companion who was in her 60s, died tragically after their Ford Focus Estate collided with a Volkswagen on the A303
Ilminster Bypass in Somerset.
There were two people in the Volkswagen.
Paramedics had to airlift one man to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol after he sustained serious injuries to his pelvis.
Meanwhile the female passenger was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton and treated for minor injuries.
Police said the crash occurred when the car travelled across the central reservation of the busy road hitting the van on the opposite carriageway.
The road was closed to motorists for almost four hours while emergency services dealt with the incident.
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