POLICE are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured in a crash.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, on the A371 at Prestleigh Hill, at around 6.15am on Saturday, January 4.

The scene was at the entrance to the Bath and West Showground, near Shepton Mallet, and the crash involved a blue Vauxhall Corsa travelling towards Evercreech and a white Ford Transit pulling out of the showground.

"The 19-year-old man driving the Corsa suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital in a stable condition," said an Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson.

"Officers are keen to hear from you if you saw the collision or the manner of driving in the moments beforehand.

"Police also want you to get in touch if you have any dashcam footage which could help the investigation."

If you can help, call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5220002412.