Man dies after crash between a 4×4 and a tractor pulling a trailer carrying hay

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.”

ENDS

 

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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