Firefighters free casualty from RTC

A4174 Avon Ring Road between Longwell Green and Keynsham

A man has been rescued from his car after he was involved in a road traffic collision with a heavy goods vehicle.

When crews arrived they found the male driver of a Seat unable to get out.

Firefighters quickly stabilised the vehicle and used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof of the car.

Working alongside paramedics the man was assisted on to a spinal board and taken to hospital. He was suffering from suspected neck and back injuries, not thought to be life threatening.