A MAN was rescued by firefighters after he became trapped under a vehicle following a crash.

Two fire engines from Taunton were sent to Whitford Hill in Corfe at 2.07pm ton Wednesday (February 13) following reports of a crash.

When crews arrived on the scene they assessed the man before swiftly releasing him from under the vehicle by moving it manually.

The vehicle was made from fibre glass.

The fire service said they gave first aid to the man before paramedics arrived and handed the incident over to the police as they left the scene.

The County Gazette has contacted South Western Ambulance Service for comment.