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Man hurt after collision on A38 in Taunton
Updated 8:53pm Monday 7th July 2014 in News
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- One casualty following accident around 5.30pm
- Injuries not thought to be too serious
- Two ambulances attended, as well as police and firefighters
FIREFIGHTERS at the scene told the County Gazette the casualty was a man in his mid-20s.
His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.
THIS just in from Avon and Somerset Police:
"Officers are still at the scene investigating the circumstances of the collision.
"We anticipate the road will be fully re-opened shortly."
THE male casualty has been transferred to hospital, Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed.
Two fire engines and a rescue tender, all from Taunton, attended the scene.
A fire service spokesman said: "One adult male was extricated from the vehicle using hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof.
"The vehicle had collided with a lamp post."
THE location of this accident is slightly different to what was initially reported.
It happened on the A38, just south of the Priory Avenue/Toneway roundabout.
AN ambulance service spokesman said a short time ago: "We came across this incident at 5.29pm.
"It is a single vehicle collision. A protective collar has been put on a patient.
"We have two ambulances at the scene."
No other details are available at this stage about the casualty.