Crash on M50 near Ledbury leaves three men in hospital

The incident happened just before 3:00pm on the M50 Westbound between junctions two and three.

A van was involved in the incident having come off the road and hit a tree.

Three male patients were attended to by paramedics and an air ambulance, with all three treated for serious injuries before being transferred to hospital.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said: “Three Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews – one each from Fownhope, Whitchurch and Ross-on-Wye Fire Stations – were called at 14:56 on 26 February to and RTC on the M50 Westbound between junctions 2 and 3.  

“Police (log 250) and ambulance (log 2578) were also in attendance, along with the air ambulance.

“The incident involved one van with one male casualty in his 30s trapped and extricated by fire service personnel.

“Two further male casualties, also aged between 30 and 40, were handed over to the care of the ambulance service. The incident was marked as pending closure at 18:35.”