Update: Accident road reopened

A BUSY commuter route in Long Ashton has been reopened following an accident this morning (Tues).

Emergency services were called to Clarken Coombe at 8.10am to deal with the serious incident involving one car.

A 20-year-old man had to be cut out of his Vauxhall Tigra by firefighters using hydraulic cutting equipment.

They removed the roof and the man was put on a spinal board before being taken to hospital.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The road was closed but was reopened at about 9.40am.

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