Fire crews rescue person after three-vehicle crash

Emergency services raced to a Somerset high street last night after a multi-vehicle crash.

The collision happened in Wells High Street leaving one trapped person who had to be rescued by fire crews at 6pm yesterday evening (Sunday, December 13).

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said three vehicles were involved, and one casualty was still inside one of the vehicles upon arrival.

A statement from the fire service read: “Three fire engines from Shepton Mallet, Glastonbury and Paulton attended alongside the heavy rescue vehicle from Glastonbury.

“Crews got the work with hydraulic equipment and successfully rescued one casualty.

“Casualty was left in the hands of the South West Ambulance service [sic].”

The fire service did not state where exactly along the High Street the crash happened, nor if anyone was seriously injured.

Somerset Live is awaiting further details from South Western Ambulance Service.

There were several crashes across the county this weekend, including a fatal collision near Taunton.

A motorbike and lorry were involved in the incident on the the A378 on Saturday (December 12), in which a 33-year-old man from Taunton died.

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