Exeter firefighters free two people from two-vehicle crash near Ikea

Exeter fire crews freed two people involved in a two-vehicle crash near Ikea on Wednesday morning (September 9).

Crews from Middlemoor and Danes Castle fire stations were called to Ikea Way, Exeter, shortly before midday where it was reported two casualties inside one of the vehicles needed help getting free.

The casualties were left in the care of paramedics, the fire service said.

The fire crews used specialist rescue equipment to release the casualties.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Fire crews attended a two-vehicle road traffic collision with two persons still inside one vehicle.

“Crews from Middlemoor and Danes Castle were sent to this incident along with a supporting officer.

“Two persons released from the vehicle by the fire service using hydraulic rescue equipment and spreading tools.

“The casualties were left in the care of the ambulance.”

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