Crash closes A49 in Herefordshire

A CRASH has closed the A49 at Dinmore this morning (Wednesday). A police spokesperson said the crash happened on the Leominster side of the hill. The road will be closed for some time, and motorists are advised to find another route.

An ambulance service spokesperson said crews were called to reports of a crash involving a truck and a van at the junction of the A49 and the A417 at 7.56am. Two ambulances were sent to the scene, and paramedics treated the male van driver at the scene before taking him to Hereford County Hospital for further treatment. His injuries are not believed to be serious.

The other driver was assessed and discharged by paramedics at the scene. Firefighters from Leominster were also called to the crash to release one casualty, who was trapped in their vehicle following the crash. Traffic may be slow in the area.

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