DRAMATIC photos show the damage caused to two cars after a crash just outside Taunton closed a road for 11 hours. 

The photos were released by Taunton Fire Station on Saturday (November 21), show following the crash earlier this week.

The collision closed the A358 at Thornfalcon for 11 hours between 5pm on Thursday(November 19) and 4am on Friday (November 20).

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Police, firefighters and paramedics attended the incident and both drivers received treatment.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said on Friday that a man in his 30's is currently in 'serious but stable' condition in hospital.