Man suffers ‘severe’ injuries in crash on busy route to Bristol Airport

A man suffered severe injuries after his car smashed into a wall near Bristol Airport last night (May 1).

The incident happened in Regil Lane in Winford, and resulted in the closure of the road which is a main route for people to get to the airport from the south west of the city.

A crew from Bedminster Fire Station attended and used a high pressure hose reel to extinguish the blaze from the car.

A fire crew member uses a hose to put out a fire from the car after the crash

A man with severe lower body injuries was tended to by South Western Ambulance Service.

Police closed the road, and Bristol Airport put out a warning to people, advising them to leave more time to get to the airport as a result.

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At lunchtime today, the airport said the road had reopened.