fire crews rescue driver from overturned car
crews from Burnham-On-Sea were called to a serious accident early
today (Saturday) in which a car left a road and rolled over, trapping
the driver inside.
firefighters were called to the A371 Cheddar Road in Axbridge shortly
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We received a request from the ambulance
to assist them after reports of a road traffic collision."
fire appliance from Cheddar, one from Burnham-On-Sea and an Operational
Assurance Officer were sent to the location."
arrival, crews confirmed this was a single vehicle incident where
the vehicle had rolled and was on its roof, trapping the male driver
inside. The rescue tender from Glastonbury was requested to attend."
used hydraulic cutting equipment for space creation to enable Ambulance
crews to get better access to the casualty."
male was released from the vehicle using hydraulic cutting equipment.
Lighting and the winch was used to right the vehicle before crews
made the area safe."
male casualty was handed over to paramedics and duty of care was
left with the Police."
was a busy night for local fire crews, who were also called to tackle
a big barn blaze near Burnham-On-Sea.