Man rescued from car following collision with traffic lights

London Road West, Lambridge, Bath

A man in his 20s was rescued after his car was involved in a collision.

Firefighters from Bath and Temple fire stations were called in to the free the man from the Volvo which is believed to have collided with traffic lights.

Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the driver’s side of the car, allowing the man to be rescued. He was taken to safety using a spinal board as a precaution over potential back injuries.

The incident caused damage to traffic lights on the junction.