People freed from vehicle after colliding with hedge on Exmoor

The vehicle involved in a collision in Simonsbath
The vehicle involved in a collision in Simonsbath

Two people were trapped inside a car after it collided with a hedge and rolled onto its roof in Simonsbath yesterday (Sunday).

Fire fighters from South Molton and Barnstaple attended the incident in Kinsford Gate at 3.40pm and got to work with hydraulic rescue equipment and stabilisation equipment.

Crews made entry via the passenger door to release the casualties from the vehicle.

Devon Air Ambulance attended but the two elderly people were conveyed to hospital by road.

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