Incident

Road traffic collision

Date
9.43pm - 23 November 2021
Last updated
6.16am - 24 November 2021
Status
Closed
Incident type
Large vehicle
Location
Tintinhull
Attending station
Taunton
Yeovil
Martock

Fire control received a report of a lorry had crashed with possibly somebody still inside on the A3088 link road. Three fire engines and a heavy rescue unit were sent.

On arrival crews confirmed this was a lorry that had crashed into a ditch and the driver was still trapped inside. A further heavy rescue unit was requested and sent from Taunton.

The driver of the lorry was released using:

  • Hydraulic cutting equipment
  • Electric cutting equipment

The casualty was then taken by Air Ambulance to hospital.