Firefighters were called to the junction of Avenue Road and Old Mill Road, Torquay yesterday evening after a report of a man trapped following a crash.
One appliance from Torquay and one appliance from Paignton attended, with the crews finding one man trapped after a two vehicle crash.
Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment and small tools to release the casualty.
The man was taken to hospital by ambulance.
Police also attended.