Witnesses are being asked to come forward and dashcam footage is being sought following a fatal collision near Peasedown St John this morning, Wednesday 7th April.
Emergency services were called to the A367 at Clandown shortly after 6am following the collision involving a pedestrian.
A woman, in her 20s, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Formal identification is yet to take place, however the woman’s family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.
A 19-year-old driver of the vehicle involved has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.
The road is currently closed and is expected to be for some time while collision investigators examine the scene. Motorists are being advised to find an alternative route.
Anyone who witnessed what happened, or was in the area at the time and may have dashcam footage that could assist with ongoing enquiries, is asked to call 101 and give reference number 5221073766.