Tuesday 29th August 2017 – 8.55am – Murray MacGregor.
A man has died after a crash between a 4×4 and a tractor pulling a trailer with hay on it.
It happened last night in Herefordshire on the A49 between Bryn Garth and Much Birch near to the Axe & Cleaver.
Two ambulances and a paramedic officer were sent after the alert was raised at around 9.45pm.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman: “On arrival, ambulance staff found the 4×4 on fire with a hay bale also on fire.
“The man driving the 4×4 was confirmed dead at the scene.
“A 34-year-old woman, who was the front seat passenger in the 4×4, had been able to get out of the vehicle and was treated for facial injuries at the scene before being taken to Hereford County Hospital.
“The tractor driver, a 49-year-old man, was clearly distressed but was uninjured and didn’t want to go to A+E.”