FOUR people have life-threatening injuries after being involved in a crash on the M50 this morning (Thursday).

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called near the junction two exit for Ledbury shortly after midnight. 

The crash involved a white Seat Arona and a black MBW 320D. 


A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said the three occupants in the Seat had life-threatening injuires and were taken to Bristol Southmead Hospital.

The driver of the BMW also had life-threatening injuries, added the spokesperson, and was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

The crash resulted in a total closure of the motorway between junctions one and two westbound. According to traffic monitoring site INRIX, it is still shut due to investigation work being carried out. 

A diversion is in place.