RTC involving four vehicles

M5 Northbound, JCT 18-17

Crews from Avonmouth, Portishead and Pill fire stations were called to a road traffic collision involving a minibus, van and two lorries. 

On arrival firefighters two casualties from using heavy rescue equipment, holmatro tools, and a winch. 

Both casualties, along with a third casualty that had self-rescued prior to firefighters’ arrival, were conveyed to hospital. 

Ambulance, police and Highways England were also in attendance and the road was closed for several hours.