Officers are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the B4234, Ledbury road, Ross-on-Wye on Wednesday 1 February.

At just after 3pm a mini bus was in collision with a pedestrian. A lady in her 70’s was airlifted to hospital with life threatening injuries.

West Mercia Police would like to speak to anyone who may of witnessed the collision, or, any drivers that have dash-cam fitted to their vehicles.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Kris Cooke on 07773 053658 or email quoting incident number 323i of 1 February 2023.

Statement from West Midlands Ambulance Service on Wednesday:

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a road traffic collision in Herefordshire this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Ledbury Road, Ross on Wye, just after 3.00pm today (Wednesday) following reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a minibus. 

Two ambulances, two paramedic officers, a community first responder, a Mercia Accident Rescue Service (MARS) BASICS doctor, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham with two critical care paramedics on board and a Great Western Air Ambulance Charity helicopter with a medic on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived on scene they found a pedestrian, a woman, in a critical condition being cared for by bystanders.

“The team of ambulance staff worked quickly to administer advanced trauma care to the woman on scene to stabilise her condition before she was airlifted to Southmead Hospital in Bristol for further trauma care.”