Passengers escape with minor injuries after car crashed into electricity pole near Bristol

Credit: Hicks Gate Fire Station

Three passengers had a lucky escape after the car they were in collided with an electricity pole just outside of Bristol.

Several fire crews, the police and paramedics attended the scene after a car left Keynsham Road near Willsbridge at speed.

The incident happened off the Keynsham Road, Willsbridge Credit: Hicks Gate Fire Station

It snapped the telegraph pole and left 11,000 volt cables down near the car.

Three people were rescued and paramedics treated them for minor injuries.

Crews remained to ensure the scene was safe before handing the site over to Western Power.

The telegraph pole was snapped in half. Credit: Avon Fire & Rescue