A person hospitalized after an accident between a truck and a tractor

A person has been taken to hospital following a collision between a lorry and a tractor in Somerset this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the A358 at Norton Fitzwarren at around 2.15pm this afternoon (Friday April 8), near Fitzroy Junction.

One person was taken to hospital by ambulance. Fortunately, their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The road currently remains closed while salvage work continues. A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: ‘Police are currently at the scene of a collision between two vehicles on the A358 north of Norton Fitzwarren.

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“We were called at around 2.15pm this afternoon (Friday 8th April) following a collision between a lorry and a tractor, near the Fitzroy bend. One person was taken to hospital by ambulance. It is not believed that their injuries are life-threatening.

“Recovery work is ongoing at the moment and as a result the road is closed. Therefore, we would like to advise motorists that there are disruptions in the area and suggest that they try to find an alternative route .”

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