22nd November 2017

Elderly female cut free from vehicle following collision on Ford Street in Wellington

Two appliances from Wellington and the Rescue tender from Taunton were mobilised to reports of a road traffic collision with persons trapped, reported on Ford Street, Wellington at 14:28 this afternoon.

On arrival crews discovered an road traffic collision involving two vehicles, one private car and one HGV. One elderly female was trapped in the private vehicle.

Crews then made pumps three for extra cutting equipment so a further appliance from Taunton was sent.

Crews used stabilisation equipment and cutting equipment to remove the roof of the vehicle. They then used the hydraulic ram to push back the front seat to assist with the removal.

The female was removed from the vehicle and left in the hands of the Ambulance service.

The area was made safe.