A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a lorry near Bromyard.

The A44 was closed for a number of hours yesterday afternoon (Monday, August 8) following the crash near Bringsty Common at about 12.15pm.

Two ambulances, three paramedic officers, a BASICS emergency doctor and a Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car attended the scene, as well West Mercia Police officers.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “The rider, a middle aged man, was given advanced trauma care at the scene before being taken to the Major Trauma Centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctor travelled with the crew to hospital. The lorry driver was unhurt.”