Fire crews called out to free people from a car in Lympstone

PUBLISHED: 11:24 09 June 2017


Fire crews freed two people from a car which had stopped ‘precariously’ on an embankment in Lympstone.

Crews from Exmouth and Middlemoor responded to a call from the ambulance service at around 6pm on Thursday, June 8.

Upon arrival crews found a single vehicle with two elderly occupants that had come off the road and had come to a stop ‘precariously’ on an embankment near School Hill.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “Although not physically trapped or injured the occupants were instructed to remain in the vehicle whilst the fire crews secured and stabilised the vehicle using their appliance tirfor winch.

“When stabilised the crews assisted the two elderly persons out of the car to safety were they were checked over by on scene ambulance crews.”

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