Woman rescued from car after RTC in Portishead

Nore Road, Portishead

A woman was rescued from a road traffic collision by firefighters after her car hit a wall.

When firefighters from Portishead, Avonmouth and Patchway fire stations arrived they found two vehicles involved. The driver of the second vehicle was already out and unharmed.

A woman in her 40s was trapped in a Toyota Yaris so firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the B-post from the vehicle.

Working alongside paramedics the woman was then helped out of the car. She was taken to hospital suffering from neck and back injuries.