FOUR people were taken to hospital following a "serious" crash in Worcester.

A large emergency service presence was on the A4440 and Grove Way in Rushwick yesterday (November 12) after a two-car crash. 

Four ambulances, two paramedic officers, a Critical Care Car from Midlands Air Ambulance Service and the Midland Air Ambulance from Strensham were called at 3.44pm to the crash in Rushwick.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "Upon arrival, we found four patients from the first car.

"A man and a woman who were the driver of and a passenger in the car were assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained serious injuries.

Ambulance staff administered advanced trauma care to them at the scene. They were conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital by land ambulance under emergency blue light conditions for further treatment."

Worcester News: The air ambulance and other emergency vehicles at the sceneThe air ambulance and other emergency vehicles at the scene (Image: NQ)"A teenage girl and a boy who were passengers in the first car were assessed and had sustained non-life threatening injuries.

"They received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene before being conveyed to Worcestershire Royal Hospital via land ambulance for further assessment."

"The driver of the second car did not require treatment."

Three trapped people had to be rescued from a vehicle by fire crews.

A spokesperson from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said: "Two HWFR crews from Worcester Fire Station were called at 3.48pm on November 12 to a crash on the A4440 Grove Way, Worcester.

"The incident involved two vehicles. There were five casualties, three of whom were extricated from a car by fire service personnel before being handed over to the ambulance service.

"The police also attended and a road closure was in place.

"The incident was marked as pending closure at 5.17pm.

Worcester News has contacted West Mercia Police for a comment.