THE air ambulance was called after a person was seriously injured in a crash near a Herefordshire village.

Firefighters from Ledbury and Bromyard fire stations were called to the crash on the B4220 near Bosbury at 6.15pm on September 11, a spokesperson said.

They found one car on its roof, overhanging a ditch of water.

One person was trapped in the crash and released by firefighters, while a second casualty was walking wounded.

The fire service spokesperson said the ambulance, air ambulance, and police also attended the crash.

An ambulance service spokesperson said one ambulance, two paramedic officers, the Hazardous Area Response Tem, a BASICS emergency doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were called to the scene at 6.10pm on September 11.

"Upon arrival we found the driver and a passenger in the vehicle," the spokesperson said. 

"The passenger had sustained serious injuries. They received treatment at the scene before being conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital via air ambulance.

"The driver had sustained non-life threatening injuries. He received treatment before being conveyed to Hereford County Hospital via land ambulance.”