He was declared dead at the scene. The female driver of the Peugeot 406 was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. She has been released on police bail pending further enquiries. Police investigating the collision would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision which took place on Old Milverton Lane near to the traffic island with the A452. They would also like to hear from anyone who saw either car prior to the collision. The blue Peugeot 406 was travelling towards the traffic island along Old Milverton Lane and the Alfa Romeo was travelling in the opposite direction towards Milverton. Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Matt Morrall in the Major Investigation Unit, Road on 01926 415415.
The name of the deceased will not be released until formal identification procedures have been completed and close relatives have been informed.