crews called to eight-vehicle collision on the A370 at Lympsham
services were called to an eight-vehicle accident on the A370
between Burnham-On-Sea and Weston on Sunday evening.
police and ambulance crews were called at 5.04pm to the road outside
the Hobbs Boat Inn in Lympsham.
confirmed this was an multi-vehicle collision, of which four were
motorcyclists, with one person trapped and several casualties
requiring medical assistance," a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
made the area and vehicles safe and then used equipment to extricate
a trapped casualty, who was medically, not physically, trapped."
extricated, the casualty was conveyed to hospital by air ambulance
and the incident was left in the hands of the police."
fire engines from Burnham, together with a fire appliance from
accident led to the road being closed and diversions being put
in place by police during the evening.