Two motorists killed as storms hit Britain

Two motorists killed as storms hit Britain


Britons have been warned to take care on the roads after 60 mph winds and torrential rain brought havoc to country.

A driver has died in Bournemouth after crashing his Jeep 4x4 into a wall on Thursday.

Dorset Police told the Daily Echo: "Just before six o'clock this morning we received a call to say that a vehicle had collided with a wall at the roundabout here.

"We attended the scene, along with paramedics, and the male driver was taken from the scene to hospital by ambulance. Sadly, he died at the hospital."

It is believed that no other vehicles were involved.

In a separate incident, a driver was killed in a head-on crash with a lorry.

The man's Toyota hit a lorry near Trowbridge, Wiltshire on Friday morning.

The lorry driver was shocked but unhurt.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, a Met Office spokesman said: "There will be really heavy downpours and they will produce a lot of rain in quite a short period of time.

"Conditions for driving could be difficult because of the amount of surface water."

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