Fire crews called to rescue four people after A303 collision

PUBLISHED: 07:25 27 November 2017

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Fire appliances from Honiton, Chard and Illminster attended the two-vehicle collision at Upottery on Sunday (November 26).

Emergency services were called out after a two-vehicle collision on the A303 near Honiton on Sunday (November 26).

Fire Engines from Chard, Ilminster and Honiton were called out at around 4.30pm after reports of a collision between Upottery and the Devon border.

An ambulance was also called out.

According to Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue, five people were initially trapped in the vehicles.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “One casualty self rescued while four further casualties were released by fire service personnel using hydraulic cutting equipment and small tools.”

The four people were then taken to hospital.

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