A serious crash involving a taxi caused a car to flip on to its side in Yate on Friday afternoon.

The incident that took place at around 12pm on Rodford Way, saw a silver Ford Mondeo taxi and another silver Ford crash.

The incident took place at the Sundridge Park junction on the carriageway.

One car was on its side after sustaining significant damage, the taxi airbags had also gone off in the incident.

The markings have recently been changed on the road.

An official statement from the South Western Ambulance Service confirmed that one person had been taken to hospital.

"We were called at 12:06 to reports of a road traffic collision.

"We have attended with an ambulance, an operations officer, HART (hazardous area response team) and a motorbike.

"One patient has been taken to hospital for further treatment."