FIRE crews have been called to a primary school in Herefordshire after a car crashed into the building.

Ledbury fire station said it was called to the crash along with officers from West Mercia Police on Thursday.

Four firefighters from Ledbury were met Ashperton Primary Academy, near the town, shortly after 12.30am by colleagues from Hereford.

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"Unfortunately, a crew from Ledbury were called to assist West Mercia Police at an RTC [road traffic collision] involving Ashperton Primary School and one vehicle," firefighters said after being called to the school on the A417 between Ledbury and Leominster.


"A crew of four were mobilised at 12.39am and made the scene safe with the help of Hereford fire station. Eurotow Recovery and Repair removed the vehicle and we left the scene around 2.45am."

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said no one was injured.


"We were very sad to see Ashperton Primary school damaged and in need of so much repair," Ledbury fire station said.

"We hope you guys get it fixed up soon, and thank you for attending to assess the damage.

"We hope it doesn't cause too many issues and disturbance to the students learning.