Car overturns

TWO people were taken to hospital after a car overturned in Downend.

Avon Fire and Rescue Service said one of the occupants of the Dacia Sandero car, which overturned on Cleeve Hill, had to be freed by firefighters using cutting equipment, while the other had managed to get out before they arrived.

The car overturned after a collision involving another car, a Ford Focus, at about 3.25pm on May 9, between the Cleeve Hill Extension and Cleeve Park Road junctions.

Police closed the road between the two junctions, and also restricted access from the traffic lights at Badminton Road, while the rescue and an investigation took place.

A spokesperson for South Western Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust said two ambulances, a hazardous area response team and rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene of the incident.

The spokesperson added: “Two individuals were conveyed by two land ambulances to Southmead Hospital.”