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Incident - RTC Persons Trapped

Date: 07/01/2019
Time: 17:07
Location: A303 East, Southfields to South Petherton
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Police requested the assistance of the Fire Service for a road traffic collision involving a car that had hit a post and a female trapped inside. Crews from Ilminster, Chard and Taunton were mobilised.

Crews arrived on scene alongside ambulance and police. Hydraulic cutting equipment was set up whilst paramedics assessed the casualty. The road was closed eastbound for the duration of the incident.

Crews extricated the casualty who was conveyed to hospital via ambulance. A second casualty was also tended to, who self extricated from the vehicle. Crews made up equipment and duty of care was left with the Police.

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