POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in the Bridgwater area yesterday.

The collision happened at about 7.15am on the A372 in Westonzoyland Road at its junction with River Lane.

A black coloured Lexus IS220 was in collision with a white van.

The driver of the Lexus suffered life threatening injuries and remains in Southmead Hospital.

The driver of the van was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton and released after treatment for minor injuries.

We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area who may have seen the incident.

We would like them to call us on 101, quoting reference 5217267686.