FOUR vehicles including a motorbike and a lorry were involved in a serious crash that closed the A49 for a whole day, police have confirmed.

The crash happened at around 6.25am and involved a lorry, a Triumph Tiger motorbike, a grey Peugeot Partner van and a silver Toyota Avensis.

One person suffered injuries which are serious but not believed to be life-threatening and was taken to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth hospital for treatment by air ambulance.

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An ambulance service spokesperson yesterday said that two other people were taken to Hereford County Hospital with injuries not believed to be serious.

The A49 was closed between Leominster and Woofferton from around 6.25 am to 1am this morning, with National Highways carrying out emergency resurfacing works.


Police are now appealing for witnesses after the four-vehicle crash on the A49 at Ashton, near Leominster early yesterday morning (Thursday, May 9).

They want to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen or have dash-cam footage of the collision itself, or of any of the vehicles in the moments before the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Dan Barker on or 01905716590 quoting incident number 44i of 9 May 2024.