Crews from three fire stations mobilised to RTC

Wapley Road, Codrington

Crews from Yate, Avonmouth and Bath fire stations were mobilised to reports of a road traffic collision.

On arrival, firefighters found a car in a ditch approximately two meters below the road level with a minor still trapped inside.

A second casualty, a male in his forties was already free from the vehicle when firefighters arrived.

Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to rescue the minor from the vehicle before being transported to Bristol Children’s Hospital.

Police crews were also in attendance and remained on site whilst the vehicle was recovered.