A MAN was taken to hospital after a crash on a busy Herefordshire road.

Emergency services were called to the A40 in Weston-under-Penyard at around 9pm last night (January 2).

The crash involved one vehicle, which had rolled over onto its roof. The man and two women who were also in the car, had got out of the car before the arrival of fire crews and police.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said that one of its ambulances went to the crash. A paramedic officer also attended the scene.


"We were called to reports of a car that had rolled over on the A40, just to the east of Weston-under-Penyard at around 8.55pm," said the ambulance service spokesperson.

"An ambulance arrived seven minutes later and was backed up by a paramedic officer. On arrival the three occupants had got out of the vehicle."

While the fire and ambulance services said that this was a road traffic collision, a spokesperson police said the incident related to "a broken-down vehicle".

The man was taken to Hereford County Hospital and the women were discharged at the scene.