Crews deal with road traffic collision on Fishponds Road

Star Inn, Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Bristol

Crews from Temple, Avonmouth and KIngswood fire stations have dealt with a road traffic collision involving one van and one motorcyclist in which the motorcyclist had become trapped underneath the van.

A man in his 20s was rescued from underneath the vehicle by firefighters using hydraulic cutting equipment and is now in the care of paramedics. 

Fishponds road was closed in both directions whilst crews undertook the rescue.