A MAN has been seriously hurt after his lorry overturned near Ross-on-Wye.

Emergency services were called to the A40 at Goodrich at around 5.35am this morning (January 19). 

This included an ambulance and a paramedic officer.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "Upon arrival, we found a man who was the driver of the HGV.


"He was assessed and had sustained serious injuries that were not life-threatening. He received treatment at the scene before being conveyed to Hereford County Hospital for further treatment.”

The A40 is shut from the Wilton roundabout to the A4137, with the closure expected to last until at least lunchtime. The diversion is via the A49 to Kingsthorne and and 466 through Wormelow and Osbaston to the Dixton roundabout, where motorists can re-join the A40.

According to traffic monitoring website, Inrix, the central reservation was damage, while there was also a fuel spillage on the carriageway.