RTC involving HGV and car

Bowling Hill, Chipping Sodbury

Cuttting equipmentFirefighters have freed a man from his car after it was involved in a road traffic collision with an HGV.

When crews arrived on the scene they found a man in his 50s trapped in a car.

Firefighters quickly stabilised the vehicle, then using hydraulic cutting equipment they removed the roof of the car.

Working alongside paramedics the man was assisted on to a spinal board and handed over to paramedics who continued his care at the scene.

The driver of the HGV appeared to be unharmed.

The air ambulance was also in attendance.