Fire fighters had to cut man free from underneath a van in Ilfracombe last night (Sunday).

Fire fighters were called out to Cairn Road in Ilfracombe last night (Sunday) after reports of a man trapped under a van.

Crews from Ilfracombe and Woolacombe arrived at 6.40pm but needed to call for hydraulic cutting equipment to be brought from Barnstaple.

They cut the man free and he was taken to North Devon District Hospital.