Ambulance crew threatened – Cheddar

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for information after an incident in Cheddar yesterday (23 December). An ambulance was driving along the A371 at 11.40am yesterday. It had its blue lights and sirens on. A black Volkswagen Scirocco began swerving in front of it and preventing it from passing. and dash cam footage after an ambulance crew responding to an emergency call were threatened by a motorist in Cheddar.

The two vehicles continued onto Wideatts Road. At this point the VW began driving into oncoming traffic still preventing the ambulance from passing. Eventually it came to a halt. As the ambulance pulled up alongside the vehicle the driver threatened the crew with a baseball bat.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area yesterday morning, Did you see the incident? Do you have dash cam of the incident? If you can help, please call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5220286800.


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