Fatal road traffic collision in Herefordshire

Wednesday 9th July 2014 – 8am – Chris Kowalik.

Two men have died following a collision involving two cars in Herefordshire.

They were both in a car that collided with another on the A438 at Bridge Sollars.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called shortly before 9.55pm last night (Tuesday).

Two ambulance crews, the MERIT trauma team, a BASICS emergency doctor, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and a senior paramedic officer attended. A Welsh Ambulance Service crew that was passing also stopped to help.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Sadly one of the men was confirmed dead at the scene. Resuscitation attempts were carried out on the other man and he was taken to Hereford County Hospital where he was confirmed dead.

“There was an elderly couple in the other car involved. A man was taken on alert to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with pelvic and chest injuries having been immobilised and given pain relief at the scene. A woman who was with him had pain in her right side. She was placed on a spinal board as a precaution and taken to Hereford County Hospital.”


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