treated by ambulance crews after lorry crashes off M5 at Burnham
recovey operation was underway on Friday (March 20th) after a
dramatic lorry crash at Burnham-On-Sea overnight.
people were treated by ambulance crews after an articulated delivery
lorry left the M5 at Burnham and ended up in a ditch shortly after
10pm on Thursday.
services were called to the northbound carriageway between junction
at Burnham and junction 21 for Weston-Super-Mare.
fire appliances from Burnham and a rescue tender from Taunton
were sent to reports of a collision with possible persons trapped,"
said a spokesman. "On
arrival, crews confirmed that the lorry had left the carriageway
and ended up in a field with two persons still inside."
two casualties were led to safety by ambulance crews and treated
at the scene for minor injuries while fire crews made the vehicle
hard shoulder was closed while the recovery operation was underway.