One man dies in road traffic collision

The Downs, Wickwar

Crews were called to a serious road traffic collision in which one man died.

Firefighters from Yate Fire Station were alerted to the two-vehicle collision. Once on scene they found the drivers of the two cars had already been helped from their vehicles and were being treated by paramedics.

One man was taken to hospital with injuries to his legs, however the driver of the second vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Firefighters worked to make both vehicles safe before leaving the scene.