Large 999 response as three-car crash leaves person trapped

All three emergency services were called to a three-car collision near Dursley on Wednesday evening (December 22). Firefighters had to free someone who was trapped in one of the vehicles following the crash near Coaley Wood. Ambulance and police crews also attended and the road was closed, but traffic feeds suggest it has since reopened.

: Police pull over M4 driver as motorist spots truck piled with skips Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service tweeted shortly after 8pm: “Crews from Stroud and Dursley are in attendance at a three car road traffic collisions near Coaley Wood. “One female trapped being released by staff assisting @swasFT and @Glos_Police to make the area safe and reopen the road.”

It shared an image of emergency vehicles on scene, with at least two fire engines visible in the darkness. Traffic-monitoring site Inrix first logged the collision at 7.26pm and said the location was Frocester Hill, near Court Road. However it has since updated to advise: “Road cleared, accident cleared.”

Google’s traffic sensors are still (as of 8.45pm) showing some minor congestion at the bottom of Frocester Hill, at the junction where it meets the B4066 and Bath Road.

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