6th December 2021

Two trapped in motorway accident

M5 northbound J24-J23 today (Friday) at 12:10. Fire Control received a call from Police reporting a road traffic collision involving 3 vehicles with 2 people reported still trapped within the vehicles. Two crews from Bridgwater and the Rescue Tender from Taunton were mobilised to attend.

On arrival crews found 2 persons trapped within one vehicle and set about stabilising the vehicle and preparing to use hydraulic rescue equipment to extracate the casualties. 2 persons were released from the vehicle and left in the care of Ambulance personnel.

The Police and Ambulance attendance. Crews made the scene safe.