A WOMAN had a lucky escape after her car eneded up leaving a Herefordshire road yesterday (August 9).

Emergency services were called to the B4222, between the Bowling Club at Village at Aston Ingham, near Ross-on-Wye, at around 2.40pm. 

"An ambulance, a paramedic officer and a Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car were sent to the scene," said a West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson.

"The woman was assisted from her car before being assessed by ambulance staff.

"She had suffered only minor injuries and chose not to go to hospital. She was discharged on scene with advice."


Fire crews from Ross and Whitchurch were also sent to the scene and helped release the woman.

A spokesperson for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said: "The incident involved a car which had gone down an embankment.

"The vehicle was made safe and left in a safe position off the highway. One female casualty in her 50s was extricated from the vehicle by fire service personnel and handed over to the ambulance service. The police and and air ambulance also attended.

"The incident was marked as pending closure at 3.31pm."