Man rescued from car in precarious position

Prospect Road, Widcome, Bath

fire engineFirefighters have come to the aid of a man after he was involved in a road traffic collision which left his car hanging precariously over a wall.

When crews arrived they found the man, thought to be in his 80s, still in his BMW car with the rear of the vehicle balancing over an eight feet drop below.

Crews quickly stabilised the vehicle to ensure it wouldn’t move further. They were then able to open the doors and assist the man to safety. He was unharmed and did not go to hospital.