Two people were taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision that closed Burnham-On-Sea’s Love Lane on Friday night (October 30th).

Emergency services were called to the collision at around 7.40pm near the junction with Rosewood Avenue.

A fire service spokesman said: “Two fire appliances from Burnham and a fire rescue tender from Taunton were sent following a call from Police reporting a road traffic collision with persons trapped.”

“On arrival, crews found a three-vehicle collision, with one person trapped within two of the vehicles. In the third vehicle, all persons were free and clear before arrival of the fire service.”

Burnham-On-Sea Love Lane crash


How the incident unfolded:

  • 7.40pm: Collision reported in Love Lane
  • 8.02pm: Crews released a female casualty from one of the vehicles
  • 8.17pm: Crews released the second casualty from the second vehicle
  • 8.33pm: Both casualties were taken to hospital by land ambulance

Fire crews used environmental pads to stem oil from the vehicles to prevent them entering any waterways.

A Police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: “Officers were at the scene of a three-vehicle collision in Love Lane, Burnham-On-Sea.”

“The incident was reported to us at 7.40pm. Officers closed the road and set up a cordon while the incident was dealt with. The fire service and paramedics were also in attendance.”

“Anyone with information about what happened should call 101 and give reference number 5220246104.”

A nearby eyewitness told Burnham-On-Sea.com that they had heard a “loud bang” when the vehicles collided, adding: “our thoughts are with everyone involved.”

Police closed Love Lane at the Tesco roundabout, diverting traffic away.

Pictured: Crash scene image from Burnham Fire Station.

 
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