ONE person was taken to hospital after a collision between two vehicles and a HGV lorry yesterday (Tuesday).

The incident happened at 9.52am westbound on the A303 between the Southfields roundabout and South Petherton.

Crews from Ilminster, Martock, Yeovil and a rescue tender from Yeovil attended, with cutting equipment used to remove a door to gain access to the lorry driver.

Crews assisted ambulance personnel in removing the casualty, who was placed on a spinal board and taken to hospital, and all the vehicles were made safe.