A DRIVER was arrested after a crash on the A49, with one person taken to hospital.

West Mercia Police said one person was arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after officers were called to the A49 at Lyde, north of Hereford, this evening.

A drug swipe test appeared to show the driver tested positive for cannabis.

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was also called to the crash at around 7.15pm.

A spokesperson said two people were involved, both were able to get out of the car without assistance, with one taken to hospital.