THREE people were seriously injured after two vehicles crashed at a busy Herefordshire bridge. 

Emergency services were called to Mordiford Bridge at around 6.15pm on Saturday (February 3). 

A spokesperson for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) said the crashed involved a car and a van, which were made safe and stabilised. 


"The roadway was blocked in both directions and three adult casualties in their 50s, who had been extricated from the vehicles before the fire service’s arrival, were handed over to the care of the ambulance service, who attended along with police," he said.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) spokesperson said two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene. 

"Upon arrival we found three patients who were two men who were the drivers of the car and van and a woman who was a passenger in the car," she said.

"All three were assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained potentially serious injuries which were not believed to be life-threatening. They received treatment at the scene before being conveyed to Hereford County Hospital for further assessments.”

Meanwhile, two cars crashed in Burley Gate at around 1.45am on the same day. 

A WMAS spokesperson said: "Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"Upon arrival we found two women who were passengers. Both were assessed and had sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

"The first woman was conveyed to Hereford County Hospital for further assessment.

"The second declined further treatment from ambulance staff and received self-care advice before being discharged at the scene. No further patients required treatment.”