Man trapped in vehicle crash at Clyst Honiton is freed by firefighters

Firefighters cut free a man trapped in a vehicle involved in a crash at Clyst Honiton on Thursday evening.

Crews from Middlemoor and Topsham were called to the A30 shortly before 5.30pm on January 16, where they used cutting equipment to free the casualty.

The man was left in the care of paramedics, the fire service said.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “The fire service were called to assist other agencies with a road traffic collision where persons were believed trapped.

“One crew from Middlemoor and one crew from Topsham attended.

“On arrival the crews confirmed that two vehicles had been involved, with one male casualty trapped in one vehicle.

“The crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the casualty and handed him over to ambulance personnel.”

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