Man hit by VW Transporter near Weston-super-Mare garden centre

A man has been left with serious injuries after being hit by a VW Transporter near a garden centre in Weston-super-Mare. The man was hit near Hutton Garden Centre on Wednesday (June 1) at around 8am. He was struck shortly after exiting a truck carrying scaffolding.

He sustained serious injuries, and remains in hospital in a stable condition. A 37-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident. He is due to appear at Taunton Magistrates' Court today (Friday, 3 June).

: Met Office weather warning over Somerset to bring 'heavy rain and lightning' on Jubilee weekend Avon and Somerset Police has called on any witnesses to the incident to come forward and contact the force. Anyone with dashcam footage is also asked to get in contact.

A full statement said: "We're appealing for witnesses to an incident near Hutton Garden Centre in Weston-super-Mare on Wednesday (1 June). A man in his 30s sustained serious injuries after being struck by a VW Transporter on Banwell Road at about 8am. "The man, who had recently exited a truck carrying scaffolding, remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A 37-year-old man has been charged in connection with the incident and is due to appear at Taunton Magistrates' Court today (Friday, 3 June).

"Anyone who witnessed the incident who hasn't yet spoken to officers, or has dashcam or other footage of it, is asked to contact us.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5222129530 , or complete our online appeals form."