Man cut free from car after RTC

Upper Kewstoke Road, Weston-super-Mare

Firefighters have cut a man free from his car after a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.

When crews arrived on the scene they found a 17-year-old woman, who was pregnant, already out of her small Kia car. However a 62-year-old man was trapped in a flat bed pickup truck.

Using hydraulic cutting equipment firefighters removed the door of the truck and working alongside paramedics the man was assisted on to a stretcher and taken to hospital by ambulance. He was suffering from suspected back and neck pain.

The 17-year-old woman was also taken to hospital by ambulance for a precautionary check up.

The road was closed while the incident was ongoing.