Woman treated following two vehicle collision on Sidford High Street

PUBLISHED: 15:05 26 March 2018 | UPDATED: 11:36 27 March 2018

Sidmouth Fire Station, the police and ambulance were on the scene of a collision near Wyvale Garden Centre on Monday.

Sidmouth Fire Station, the police and ambulance were on the scene of a collision near Wyvale Garden Centre on Monday.

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Emergency services have been called out to Sidford High Street following a two vehicle collision this afternoon.

Sidmouth Fire Station, the police and ambulance were on the scene of a collision near Wyvale Garden Centre on Monday.Sidmouth Fire Station, the police and ambulance were on the scene of a collision near Wyvale Garden Centre on Monday.

Officers arrived on the scene shortly after 2pm. Paramedics were also called to treat a female casualty.

Traffic is currently queuing following the incident on the A3052 High Street both ways between Core Hill Road and the B3176 and a road closure was put in place.

A police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at around 2pm to High Street in Sidford, Sidmouth, following a two-vehicle collision.

“ A road closure was put into place near to the Bowd pub and Waitrose. An Ambulance was called to a female casualty. “The woman’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.”

A South Western Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics were called to the scene just before 2pm.

He said: “Two patients were initially trapped in vehicles. One patient complained of chest pain and had minor facial cuts. They were taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital for treatment.”

Sidmouth Fire Station sent two fire engines to the juction of A3052 and Woolbrook Road Sidmouth after reports people trapped in their cars.

On arrival, firefighters confirmed two ambulances were on the scene and began work to release the occupants of the vehicles.

A fire service spokesman said in the crews released a man and two dogs from one car and a woman from another using hydraulic cutting equipment and small tools before leaving the scene in the hands of the police.

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