A MAN in his 80s was trapped and injured in a car crash when his vehicle left the road and went into a ditch.

The crash happened on the A438 near Tarrington, between Hereford and Ledbury, at around 5pm on November 24.


Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue crews from Hereford and Ledbury were called to the scene along with the ambulance service. 

The man had been medically trapped in his car and was released by the fire service before being left in the care of the ambulance service. 

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a road traffic collision near Durlow and Tarrington on Friday, November 24. An ambulance, paramedic and critical care car treated a man for injuries and took him to Hereford County Hospital for further treatment."

The road had been closed during the incident, which the Hereford Times covered live.