Collision near Axminster

Casualties taken to hospital.

MALE casualties were taken to hospital following a collision involving a van and a milk lorry near Axminster.

One fire engine from Axminster was mobilised to reports of the collision on the A35, Raymonds Hill, at 2.17pm today (Monday).

Crews used small tools to force open the van door to release to elderly men from the vehicle.

Police also attended the scene.