A MAN has been injured after the sidecar he was in overturned at a grasstrack racing event near Ledbury.

It happened at the ACU British Masters Grass Track Challenge at Orlhams Farm, Leddington. West Midlands Ambulance Service was called shortly after 2.45pm yesterday (Sunday).

An advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man, believed to be in his fifties, had overturned his sidecar. Initially he was treated by the private ambulance that was on scene providing medical cover for the event.

“He had a broken leg, he was given pain relief and was taken by land ambulance to Hereford County Hospital.”