Posted: 19.04.21 at 09:19 by Cheddar Nub News
Three people and a dog were rescued from a vehicle after it crashed off the road in Wedmore this morning (April 19).
Just after 4am, a fire appliance from Cheddar and one from Glastonbury attended a crash on the B3151 Cheddar Road in Wedmore, involving a single vehicle, where the vehicle had left the road and was on its side.
There were three people and a dog inside the vehicle.
Crews arrived on scene and stabilised the vehicle using a Tirfor winch, and began administering first aid to the casualties.
Two passengers were able to self-extricate, and crews awaited paramedics for assistance before extricating the third casualty.
On advice from paramedics and following removal of the side of the vehicle using road rescue equipment, the third casualty was able to self-rescue, along with the dog.
Crews also used small tools and lighting at the incident. Police attended, and duty of care was left with them.