fire crews remove car's roof to free three trapped inside
crews removed the roof of a car to rescue three people trapped
inside following an accident in East Brent earlier today (Monday,
services were called to the A38 at 2.50am after the car left the
road, ending up in a roadside ditch.
fire engines from Burnham-On-Sea and one from Weston were sent
to the scene, along with further rescue vehicles from Weston and
"On their arrival, crews confirmed three occupants were
still trapped within the car, which was straddling a water filled
ditch," a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"Crews used mud mats and dry suits to access the vehicle
and then removed the roof of the car using hydraulic cutting equipment."
All three occupants were eventually released and handed over
to the ambulance service.