Man dies in RTC

Fishponds Road, Fishponds

A man has sadly died following a road traffic collision in Fishponds.

Crews from Temple, Avonmouth and Kingswood fire stations all attended the incident.

On arrival, they found a vehicle had collided with the back of an HGV.

Sadly, following a rapid rescue attempt by paramedics, one male was pronounced dead at the scene.

One other casualty had self-rescued prior to arrival and another was freed using hydraulic cutting equipment.

Both were conveyed to hospital by ambulance.  

Police were also in attendance and the road remained closed for several hours.