Two suffer serious injuries in open-top car RTC

Friday 1st May 2015 – 5.40pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man and a woman who were enjoying the weather in an open-top classic Bentley required trauma care following a road traffic collision in Herefordshire this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a two car collision on the B4362 in Shobdon at 3.15pm (Friday). An ambulance, a community paramedic, a paramedic area support officer, a MERIT trauma doctor and two Midlands Air Ambulances were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The driver, a man in his 50s, suffered serious facial injuries including a fractured cheekbone. He was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“His passenger, a woman in her 40s, sustained a fractured jaw in the collision. She was also conveyed by air ambulance to the same hospital.



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