Road traffic collision
9.41pm - 24 March 2023
11.03pm - 24 March 2023
Fire control received a call from Police to a road traffic collision on the M5 Southbound between J27 and J28.
Control mobilised 3 fire appliances from Cullompton and Tiverton and a heavy rescue tender with a support appliance from Middlemoor as well as a supporting officer.
Once on scene crews confirmed a RTC involving 2 vehicles with 1 person trapped. Crews were liaising with an on scene Doctor from SWASFT to formulate a plan to extricate the person.
Crews extricated 1 person from a vehicle using hydraulic rescue equipment. The casualty was left in the care of Ambulance personnel, crews made the scene safe and handed incident over to the police.
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