Teenager arrested and two men injured in Holme Lacy Road incident

TWO men hav been taken to hospital and a third man arrested after an incident in Hereford on Saturday evening.

A West Mercia Police van was blocking Holme Lacy Road, with the road closed for several hours after the incident at around 8.15pm.

The closure was near the Co-op in Holme Lacy Road, with the road closed for a short distance to the mini roundabout at the junction with Hoarwithy Road and Chesnut Drive.

A silver Hyundai hatchback was parked with its hazard lights on near to the roundabout, within the police road closure.

Hereford Times: A police van parked across Holme Lacy Road near the Co-opA police van parked across Holme Lacy Road near the Co-op

West Mercia Police said three vehicles were damaged in the incident, with two men needing hospital treatment for injuries understood to have happened in the incident.

One man, aged 17, from Hereford was arrested by police.

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Officers who attended Holme Lacy Road have now asked the public if they have any dash-cam, doorbell, CCTV or mobile footage of the incident.

Hereford Times: Two police officers and forensics at the scene on Saturday eveningTwo police officers and forensics at the scene on Saturday evening

Detective Sergeant James Moore said: “At around 8.15pm last night (Saturday 27 March) we attended an incident in which three vehicles had been damaged, and two young men attended hospital.

“One with hand injuries and one with an injury to his ear. The injuries are not thought to be life threatening at this time.

“As part of the investigation we’re eager to hear from anyone that was travelling along this route that may have dash-cam footage of the incident, or who may have CCTV, doorbell or mobile phone footage of the incident.”

Anyone with information should contact police in 101, quoting 643i of 27 March. 

The road has now reopened.

Hereford Times