25th May 2020

Female frees herself from van on its side following collision on A303

Two fire engines from Chard, one from Ilminster and the heavy rescue vehicle from Taunton were sent to reports of a road traffic collision on the A303 Eastbound Southfields to South Petherton at 09:51 this morning (Wednesday).

On arrival, crews confirmed this to be a single vehicle on its side, with one female who had managed to self extricate but was sat on the top of the van.

Crews assisted the female down from the van using a triple extension ladder and made the vehicle and scene safe.

Duty of care was left with the police.