On Friday (October 28), three people were hospitalized as a result of an accident on the A358.
Rescuers from Taunton Fire Station freed two people from their cars at the scene of the crash near the Thornfalcon junction on the A358 near Taunton.
A fire service spokesman said: “Two fire engines from Taunton were called to a collision on the A358 at the Thornfalcon junction between two vehicles, one of which was towing a trailer.
“Upon arrival, crews confirmed that two people were trapped in one of the vehicles.
“Both victims were extricated from the vehicle using a cutting gear and RTC stabilization kits, a hose reel jet and trauma packs were also used.”
Avon and Somerset Police said: “Emergency services were called at 10.10am today, Friday 28 October, to a collision on the A358 at its junction with the A378 near Thornfalcon.
“The Range Rover collided with a Ford Ranger towing a trailer and the traffic lights were damaged.
“The driver of the Ford was unblocked from the car by fire and rescue service workers and taken to the hospital in an ambulance.
A spokesman for South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) said: “We were called at 10.15am to a road accident east of Taunton.
“We dispatched an operations officer and three dual-crew ground ambulances and took three patients to Musgrove Park Hospital.”