22nd September 2017

Woman severely trapped following collision involving car and HGV on A39 between Nether Stowey and Holford

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a road traffic collision with persons still trapped on the A39 between Nether Stowey and Holford at 05:43 this morning.

One fire appliance from Williton and one from Nether Stowey along with the Rescue Tender from Taunton were mobilised to this incident.

Upon arrival crews confirmed road traffic collision involving HGV and one car with one female driver severely trapped.

Crews set to work using stabilising equipment to stabilise the vehicle and two sets of hydraulic rescue equipment to extricated casualty from vehicle.

One casualty released from vehicle and conveyed to hospital via land ambulance.

The A39 at Holford was closed in both directions for several hours but reopened at about 1pm.