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Incident - Road Traffic Collision

Date: 09/02/2019
Time: 19:11
Location: A303 West South Petherton - Southfields
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from Police requesting our assistance at a Road Traffic Collision at the above location.

Three fire appliances from Ilminster, Crewkerne and Yeovil, along with a rescue tender from Yeovil were immediately mobilised by fire control.

On arrival, the incident commander confirmed a road traffic collision involving three cars, with one male trapped inside one vehicle.

Crews quickly got to work setting up hydraulic rescue equipment while the incident commander created a plan of operations.

One male casualty was extricated from the vehicle by fire crews with the assistance of paramedics, using hydraulic cutting equipment.

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