Woman airlifted from serious RTC in Ross on Wye

Claire Brown – Wednesday 1st February – 5.30pm

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a road traffic collision in Herefordshire this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Ledbury Road, Ross on Wye, just after 3.00pm today (Wednesday) following reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a minibus. Two ambulances, two paramedic officers, a community first responder, a Mercia Accident Rescue Service (MARS) BASICS doctor, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham with two critical care paramedics on board and a Great Western Air Ambulance Charity helicopter with a medic on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived on scene they found a pedestrian, a woman, in a critical condition being cared for by bystanders.

“The team of ambulance staff worked quickly to administer advanced trauma care to the woman on scene to stabilise her condition before she was airlifted to Southmead Hospital in Bristol for further trauma care.”


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