A motorcyclist, who has been involved in a road traffic collision in Hereford this afternoon, has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received several 999 calls reporting a collision between a car and a motorcyclist on Station Approach, Hereford at around 12.30pm. 

An ambulance, paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham with medics on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived on scene they found a motorcyclist, a teenage boy, who had been involved in a collision with a car and was being cared for by bystanders.

“Upon assessment, the teenager was found to have sustained serious injuries which required trauma care on scene. 

“Once in a stable condition, the teenager was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further specialist trauma care.”