A BRADFORD on Avon driver was involved in a serious road accident near Tilshead this morning in which a man from Sussex died.

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses following the serious road traffic collision on the A360 near Tilshead just before 7am.

A 37 year old man from Sussex sadly died at the scene. A 55 year old man from the Bradford on Avon area was also injured in the collision, luckily his injuries are described as minor.

Police said a silver Volvo V40 was in collision with a black Mercedes. The road was closed for over seven hours while officers investigated the accident.

PC Gary Rosier from Wiltshire Police's Roads Policing Unit said: "We would like to speak with anyone who was in the area and may have witnessed the collision itself or either vehicle leading up to the incident."

Anyone with information is asked to call Wiltshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.