Man trapped after a car and lorry collide on Bowling Hill, Chipping Sodbury
THERE has been a serious accident on Bowling Hill in Chipping Sodbury.
The collision, between a car and a HGV, happened just before 1.20pm at Riverside Court, near the junction with Quarry Road.
The driver of the car, a male, is currently trapped in his vehicle.
Avon Fire and Rescue Service have six appliances on the scene and are preparing to rescue the man by cutting the roof of the car.
It is understood the air ambulance has also been scrambled.
A female has also been taken to Frenchay Hospital with serious head and leg injuries which could be life-threatening, the police said.
Bowling Hill is completely closed to traffic and is expected to remain so this afternoon.
Broadway Infant School and The Ridge Junior School, on The Ridge, has sent out a message to parents urging them to park in the Tesco overflow car park for this afternoon’s pick up. A text message said: “Bowling Hill is closed due to an accident. No vehicle access to the schools. Suggest parking in Tesco overflow car park and walk to collect children.”
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