Exmouth firefighters take rescue equipment to M5 collision

PUBLISHED: 11:14 05 February 2009 | UPDATED: 10:25 10 June 2010

RESCUE equipment from Exmouth fire station was this morning used to free a man travelling in a vehicle involved in a collision on the M5 motorway between Sampford Peverell and Chelston.

RESCUE equipment from Exmouth fire station was this morning used to free a man travelling in a vehicle involved in a collision on the M5 motorway between Sampford Peverell and Chelston.

When fire crews from Exmouth, Tiverton, Cullompton and Wellington arrived shortly after 7.15am they found a collision involving a lorry and four cars.

The fire crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to release a man from one of the vehicles, who was then taken to hospital by ambulance.


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