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Shocking pictures from two car smash in Herefordshire

One man was left hanging out of his car window and a second had to be cut free from his car following a crash in Herefordshire this morning.

A man had to be cut free from a car following the collision Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The incident happened just after 6.30am this morning on the A449 in Ross-on-Wye.

Three ambulance crews and the Midlands Air Ambulance were called to the scene where they found a 19-year-old driver with leg and ankle fractures.

Both cars involved in the smash in Ross on Wye Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The driver of the second vehicle had to be cut free before being airlifted to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He is being treated for a suspected fractured pelvis, abdominal injuries and cuts to his head.

One of the cars involved in the crash Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The impact of the collision left the driver of one of the vehicles, a 19-year-old man, hanging out of the car window.

– A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman


Winding up of Hereford United adjourned

Hereford United will appear in court again on October 20 Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Hereford United's winding up petition has been adjourned for 42 days at a High Court hearing today.

The club has reached a settlement with its main claimant - former manager Martin Foyle - who was owed money.

HMRC have now taken on the winding up petition. This is the club's seventh adjournment over one petition.

They will return to the High Court on October 20 and are still facing the prospect of liquidation.

D-day in Hereford United liquidation battle

Hereford United have until today to pay off all of their debts of face a winding up order Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Hereford United have until today to pay off all of their debts or face a winding up order.

The club was granted a seven day extension by the High Court last week after being expelled form the football conference in June.

Woman killed and man seriously hurt in crash with lorry

A woman has died and a man was seriously injured after their car crashed with a lorry in Herefordshire this afternoon.

Paramedics were called to the A4100 near Canon Pyon shortly after 1pm, but nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

The crash happened near Canon Pyon, Herefordshire Credit: Google Maps

The male driver, believed to be in his 80s, suffered leg, chest and arm injuries in the smash. He was cut free from the car and was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further treatment.

The lorry driver was not injured.

The road remains closed in both directions between Moreton Road and the A4103.


The A4110 in Burghill, Herefordshire, is closed in both directions after a fatal crash between a lorry and a car.

The road is likely to stay closed through rush hour, affecting traffic between Burghill and Bush Bank.


River Wye pair found safe and well

Police have confirmed that a pair of kayakers have been found safe and well after a massive search of the River Wye

Police have confirmed that a pair of kayakers who went missing on the River Wye have been found safe and well.

Emergency services were called at 2.40am this morning after a man and woman began experiencing difficulties on the river near Swainshill. They told police they had become disorientated.

A search lasting more than four hours was carried out about seven miles west of Hereford.

West Mercia Police closed the A438 near Hereford. That road remains closed, but officers hope to reopen it shortly.

The pair were found at 7.15am.

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