TWO people were taken to hospital after a crash on a busy Hereford road.

Emergency services were called to Victoria Street, by the Barton Road junction, shortly after 8.30am on Saturday (July 8). 

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "Two ambulances attended the scene where, on arrival, crews discovered two cars had been involved in a collision.

Hereford Times: An ambulance and police car near St Nicholas ChurchAn ambulance and police car near St Nicholas Church (Image: Paul Rogers/Hereford Times)

"The driver of the first car, a woman, was treated for minor injuries by ambulance staff before being conveyed to Hereford County Hospital for further treatment.

"A passenger of the same car, a female child, was also treated for minor injuries and taken to the same hospital."


Two fire engines were also sent to the scene.

A spokesperson for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) said: "No people were trapped with three casualties self-extricating before the crews’ arrival and they were left in the care of the ambulance service.

“The incident was left with the police by HWFRS at 9.04am.”