Firefighters free trapped person from car involved in crash with bus at Clyst St Mary

A person was cut free from car involved in a crash with a bus at Clyst St Mary on Sunday morning (February 14).

Heavy rescue equipment and firefighters were called to the A3052 shortly before 11am, after a report of a crash between a car and a bus outside the entrance of Westpoint.

Crews found a person still trapped in a car and freed them using specialist cutting gear.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS) spokesperson said: “Two fire engines and a heavy rescue unit from Middlemoor and a fire engine from Topsham were sent to a report of collision between a car and a bus.

“On arrival crews confirmed that there was one person still trapped in the car and released them using hydraulic cutting equipment.

“The casualty was then left with the ambulance personnel.”

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