A MAN was freed from his car following a crash in Chewton Mendip.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called at 2.26pm today (November 21) to reports of a single car crash in Tor Hole Road.

Crews from Wells, Cheddar and Glastonbury went to the incident along with a supporting officer.

"On arrival crews confirmed one male inside the vehicle and crews were required to remove the door of the vehicle using hydraulic rescue equipment for the ambulance personnel to gain access," a spokesperson for the fire service said. "Casualty left in their care and the safety of the scene was left with the police."