TWO people had to be cut free from two vehicles following a road traffic collision this evening (Tuesday).

Both casualties were taken to hospital following the two-vehicle crash on Glastonbury Road, Middlezoy, shortly after 6pm.

Fire crews from Bridgwater, Street and Glastonbury were sent to the incident.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "On arrival the crews confirmed that two people were trapped, one in each vehicle.

"Due to the nature of the incident a further two fire engines were requested to attend to provide extra personnel and equipment. These were sent from Bridgwater and Wells.

"Both casualties were released from the vehicles by fire crews using hydraulic rescue equipment.

"One casualty was conveyed to hospital via air ambulance and the other via road ambulance."