TWO people had to be cut free from their vehicles and airlifted to hospital after a crash on the A48 last week.

Emergency services were called into action following the two vehicle collision close to Chaxhill garage near Westbury-on-Severn on Saturday, September 3.

Officers are now appealing to anyone with information, dash cam footage or those who witnessed the incident to come forward.

A white Vauxhall e-Corsa and a black Suzuki Swift were involved in the crash near the Esso garage at around 11.30am.

Police say the drivers of both vehciles sustained “serious injuries” and needed to be cut free from the cars by Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service.

They were then airlifted to Southmead Hospital in Bristol, where they remained on Wednesday (September 7). 

A statement from Gloucestershire Constabulary said: “Investigating officers would particularly like to speak to anyone who saw a white Vauxhall driving between Blakeney and Chaxhill between 11am and 11.30am or who has relevant dashcam footage of the vehicles involved.

“They would also like to speak to anyone who was using the garage at the time who may have seen the collision and has not already spoken to police.”

Those with information about the incident is asked to contact Gloucestershire Constabulary via their website,, quoting incident 186 of September 3.