Man trapped after vehicle crashes into building

A man was treated by paramedics after his vehicle crashed into a building just outside of Newquay. Emergency services were called to Summercourt at 8.30pm yesterday (Saturday) after the man became trapped in the incident. Three teams of firefighters attended the scene on Truck Road and  had to use a stab and winch device and a ladder to free the casualty.

The man was left in the hands of paramedics.

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A Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Appliances from Truro, St Austell and a Rescue Tender from Tolvaddon attended a call to a single vehicle which had gone into a building. “One male was trapped in trapped in the vehicle.  “A stab fast and winch was used to stabilise the vehicle. 

“Once the vehicle was stable crews used a triple extension ladder to assist the casualty from the vehicle. 

“Once released the casualty was left in the care of ambulance paramedics. 

“Crews confirmed that no damage had been done to the building involved”.

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