TWO people have been taken to hospital following a collision involving a vintage car near Ledbury.

The accident, which left one vehicle on top of the other, happened on the A449 at Much Marcle yesterday morning.

The two occupants of the vintage car were trapped by the accident which happened about 11.25am.

“Both the driver and passenger were fortunate to escape serious injury," said a West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman.

"The driver, a man believed to be in his sixties, was treated for a hand injury.

“A woman passenger also believed to be in her sixties was treated for leg, back and neck pain.

“Both patients were taken to Hereford County Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”