Fatality in Herefordshire

Friday 5th Sweptember 2014 – 4.30pm – Steve Parry

A woman has died and a man seriously injured following a road traffic collision near Canon Pyon in Herefordshire, this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A4110 at just after 1pm.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle and two air ambulances’ were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and lorry near Canon Pyon.

“A woman passenger travelling in the car was treated for her injuries. Sadly, despite the efforts of medics the patient was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The male driver of the car involved, believed to be in his eighties, was extricated from the vehicle. He was treated for leg, chest and arm injuries and airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The driver of the lorry was uninjured and did not require hospital treatment.”



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