FIREFIGHTERS cut free a casualty who was left trapped after a four vehicle crash in North Petherton.

The accident – which also involved three cars – happened just before 5pm on New Year’s Eve in Showground Road.

A spokesperson for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews used two sets of hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the casualty from the van.

“There was three other casualties who were all dealt with by the ambulance service.”