A PEDESTRIAN was rescued by emergency services and taken to hospital after becoming trapped following a collision in Dursley this morning (Tuesday).
Emergency services attended the incident which involved a car and a pedestrian at the entrance of the Texaco garage in Kingshill Road around 7am.
The individual was freed before the fire and rescue service arrived.
A photo taken by Nigel Palfrey shows the scene at around 7.30am.
A spokesperson for the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust said one patient was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital following the collision.
They said: “We were called at 06:40 on Tuesday, November 1 to an incident in the Dursley area.
“We sent one double-crewed land ambulance and we conveyed one patient by land to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.”
A spokesperson for Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called at 7.16am to release an individual who had been trapped following a collision between a car and a pedestrian in Kingshill Road in Dursley.
“The individual was released before two fire engines from Dursley arrived and was taken to hospital by ambulance.
“The stop message was received at 7.47am.”