ambulance lands on M5 at Burnham to help injured after crash
air ambulance landed on the M5 motorway at Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday
afternoon (July 30th) to help several people after a crash.
fire engines from Burnham-On-Sea and one from Bridgwater attended
the crash involving two vehicles on the northbound carriageway
between junctions 22 21 at 12.55pm.
incident, which led to the M5 being temporarily closed, caused
more than 11 miles of tailbacks.
family of five was trapped inside one of the vehicles and the
fire crews worked alongside Police and Ambulance staff to release
two adults and three young children using hydraulic cutting equipment.
green Great Western Air Ambulance pictured here landed on the
southbound carriageway to help those injured. It was understood
that none of the injuries had been life-threatening.