Man taken to hospital following Shute collision

PUBLISHED: 16:29 13 September 2016 | UPDATED: 16:37 13 September 2016

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The incident involved a heavy goods vehicle and a car.

Fire crews from Axminster, Colyton and Honiton were called following a collision in Shute earlier today (Tuesday).

The incident, on the A35, happened at 2.38pm and involved a heavy goods vehicle and a car, which left a man trapped inside the car.

Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to release the 40-year-old male, who was taken to hospital via air ambulance.

Firefighters then made the vehicles and roadway safe with a hose reel jet.

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