8th April 2020

Vehicle leaves road backwards with female trapped near Buckland St Mary

The Fire Service attended a road traffic collision near Blackwater, Buckland St Mary at 15:35 this afternoon.

Fire appliances from Taunton, Ilminster and the Rescue Tender from Taunton were mobilised.

On arrival, crews confirmed one vehicle had left the road backwards with one female still within the vehicle. Crews got to work with a Tirfor Winch to stabilise the vehicle. Hydraulic Cutting Equipment was used to remove the roof off of the vehicle. Fire crews assisted paramedics on scene to extricate one casualty from the vehicle.