Ilfracombe and Barnstaple fire crews called to road traffic collision

PUBLISHED: 07:06 26 June 2017 | UPDATED: 07:06 26 June 2017


The incident occured on Sunday, June 25, in West Down shortly after 4.25pm.

Firefighters from Ilfracombe and Barnstaple were called to West Down after reports of a two vehicle road traffic collision.

The fire service and an operational assurance officer was called to the incident near Ilfracombe at 4.25pm yesterday (Sunday, June 25).

An ambulance was requested for a woman who had suffered chest injuries.

Upon arrival crews confirmed no-one was in the vehicles before starting work to make the vehicles safe.

A Devon and Somerset Fire Service spokesman said: “There were two casualties, one female treated by ambulance personnel and the other female administered oxygen therapy by fire crews. Crews made vehicles safe using one hose reel jet, one dry powder extinguisher and small tools.”

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