31st May 2020

A303 closed following serious collision

Update


The A303 between the A358 Horton Cross and the A30 Upottery has reopened in both directions.


The A303 is closed in both directions between the A358 Horton Cross and the A30 Upottery following a serious collision.

The fire service were called to assist other agencies with a road traffic collision where multiple persons were believed to be trapped on the A303 Southfields Roundabout at 08:14 this morning (Sunday).

One crew from Ilminster, one crew from Chard, two crews from Taunton and the specialist rescue tender from Yeovil attended.

On arrival the crews confirmed a road traffic collision involving two vehicles with two persons trapped.

Crews used two sets of hydraulic cutting equipment to release one casualty from each vehicle.

The incident was left in the hands of the police.