30th November 2020

Crews called to three vehicle collision on A358

One fire appliance from Ilminster, one from Taunton, the rescue tender from Taunton and an operational assurance officer were immediately mobilised following reports of a road traffic collision with people trapped within the vehicle on the A358 Ashill at 08:31 this morning (Monday).

On arrival, the officer in charge confirmed a three vehicle road traffic collision where one male was still trapped.

Crews got to work stabilising the vehicles and released the male using hydraulic rescue equipment.

Duty of care for the casualty was handed over to the ambulance service.

The remaining vehicles were made safe before crews left the scene to return to their home stations.