28th September 2020

Car on its roof following collision on M5 between Junctions 24 and 25 Southbound

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a road traffic collision with persons trapped on the M5 between Junction 24 and Junction 25 Southbound at 14:31 this afternoon (Sunday 9 August).

Two fire appliances from Bridgwater along with the Rescue Tender from Taunton were mobilised to this incident.

Due to reports of this being a multiple vehicle road traffic collision and crews being unable to gain access to the incident due to traffic blocking the hard shoulder an additional appliance from Taunton was mobilised to this incident.

Upon arrival crews confirmed two vehicle road traffic collision involving two cars, one of the vehicles on its roof with one person trapped in each vehicle.

Crews released both casualties using small tools, both casualties were left in the hands of the paramedics and conveyed to hospital.

Crews made the vehicles safe.