fire crews free passengers trapped in cars after crash
people were taken to hospital after a crash in the early hours of
Monday morning (June 25th).
engines from Burnham-On-Sea, Bridgwater and Taunton were called
to a two-vehicle collision outside Somerset Care Sedgemoor Community
Services in Bath Road, Bridgwater at 1.20am.
people had to be cut from their cars and were then rushed to hospital.
One other patient was also hospitalised.
for the fire service said: "On arrival crews confirmed the
incident involved two vehicles with two persons still inside. Crews
got to work stabilising the vehicles while liaising with paramedics
to form a rescue plan."
door of one car was removed using hydraulic cutting gear to release
one of the casualties. Hydraulic cutting gear was also used to make
a roof flap on the second vehicle, which was on its side, to release
the second casualty. Both persons were taken to hospital by ambulance
and police also attended."
for Southwestern Ambulance Service added: "We were called at
1.13am to reports of a road traffic collision. We attended with
three ambulances, and it was reported three patients were taken
to Musgrove Park Hospital."
Emergency services at the scene of Monday's crash. Pictures: Burnham-On-Sea