SIX people were injured in a crash as ambulances were scrambled to the scene.

Two cars were involved in the crash as one vehicle was left on its side and firefighters cut casualties free in Herefordshire today (May 28).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the B4221 near Upton Bishop at 11.42am and four ambulances, a paramedic officer and the air ambulance were sent to the scene.


An ambulance spokesperson said: "On arrival, crews found two cars had been involved and one of them had ended up on its side. There were six patients, five from the first car and one from the second.

"A man and two women had to be cut free from a vehicle. All three were treated by staff for potentially serious injuries and conveyed via land ambulance to hospital. Two further patients from the same car, a man and a woman, were treated for minor injuries and taken to hospital.

"The driver from the second car, a woman, was already out of the vehicle. She was treated for injuries not believed to be serious and taken to hospital via land ambulance."

Police closed the road this afternoon, advising that traffic may be heavy in the area.