Police confirm second man, 54, dies after A3052 collision

PUBLISHED: 10:45 26 January 2017 | UPDATED: 10:50 26 January 2017

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Police have confirmed that a second man has died following a collision between two vehicles on the A3052 outside Branscombe last Friday.

A 77-year-old from West Yorkshire was declared deceased at the scene after his Honda Jazz was involved in a collision with a Renault Clio near the old Three Horseshoes Inn at around 6.15pm. The driver of the Clio, a 54-year-old man from Colyton, was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries but died in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Police collision investigators carried out a forensic investigation and the A3052 was closed for three-and-a-half hours.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police by emailing 101@dc.police.uk, or calling 101 and quoting log 628 of January 20, 2017.


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