BRIDGWATER NEWS: Bad crash between motorbike and car

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Bad crash between motorbike and car

A SERIOUS crash took place on the Westonzoyland Road on the outskirts of Bridgwater on Sunday (July 16, 2017) afternoon involving a motorbike and a car.

The incident took place outside the old Halfway Inn pub building on the A372 at 3.30pm and two fire engines were mobilised from Bridgwater.

Further support from the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service was called for from Taunton, along with two ambulances due to there being two casualties.

One person was found on the roadside with injuries and a further casualty was trapped inside the vehicle which was on its side in a ditch.

A male motorcyclist was seriously injured and was taken to hospital by air ambulance, while a female was released from the vehicle by firefighters using cutting equipment.

More details will be added when known.

PHOTO - TOP: The A372 at the Halfway Inn pub building between Westonzoyland and Bridgwater.