A lorry driver sustained multiple injuries after a crash on the A49 yesterday evening.

The HGV he was driving overturned on the Leominster bypass at the roundabout where the A49 meets the A44 Worcester Road.

Emergency services were quickly on the scene as well as the air ambulance.

The road was closed heading southbound for several hours while recovery work took place to collect several tonnes worth of steel that had fallen onto the carraigeway.