FIREFIGHTERS returning from a call out this morning (Monday) came across an abandoned vehicle in the middle of the road.

The crew contacted the police during the incident in Draycott Avenue, Taunton, at 10.16am.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "Police were requested as the vehicle had a broken axle and was positioned in the middle of the highway.

"Crews made the vehicle safe and carried out traffic duties until the arrival of the police."

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