A WOMAN was seriously injured in a crash that closed a main road in Hereford for several hours overnight.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said the woman received advanced trauma care by ambulance staff after sustaining serious injuries in a crash in Hereford last night (October 12).


West Midlands Ambulance Service received several 999 calls at around 6.20pm (Wednesday) reporting a crash involving a cyclist and a vehicle on Bath Street, Hereford.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a Midlands Air Ambulance critical care car with a doctor and paramedic on board and two Mercia Accident Rescue Service BASICS doctors responded to the scene.

The road outside Hereford police station was closed until around 3am this morning after the crash.


A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a cyclist, a woman, in a serious condition after a vehicle reportedly collided with her.

“The team of ambulance staff worked together to administer advanced trauma care on scene before the patient was conveyed to nearby Hereford County Hospital to stabilise her condition.

"The woman was transferred by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further specialist trauma care.”