TWO people and a dog were rescued from a flooded road in Upton.

Two cars had become stuck in floodwater on Upper Hook Road, which caused two people and a dog to be rescued by fire crews. 

Another person had managed to get out of the flooded vehicle on their own.

Police were informed and told to close the road.

A Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Two HWFR crews -one from Upton-upon-Severn and one from Malvern Fire Station – plus the water first responders from Upton – were called at 8.16pm on March 17 to two vehicles in floodwater in Upper Hook Road, Upton-upon-Severn.

"One person had self-extricated from one of the vehicles, and two persons and a dog were rescued from the second vehicle using a rescue sledge.

"Police were informed and requested to close the road.

"The incident was marked as pending closure at 9.45pm."