Woman dies as car crashes into bridge

A WOMAN has died after the car she was driving crashed into a bridge on a Herefordshire road.

An ambulance service spokesperson said crews were called to reports of a crash in Moreton-on-Lugg just after 1.40pm today (December 8).

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An ambulance, paramedic officer and emergency doctor were sent to the scene of the crash, which was on the road between Moreton-on-Lugg and Marden.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 1.41pm to a bridge near the railway crossing on Moreton on Lugg, Hereford.

“An ambulance, paramedic officer and a Mercia Accident Rescue Service (MARS) BASICS emergency doctor attended and arrived to find a car which had collided with a bridge.

“The driver, a woman, was being given CPR by an off-duty nurse.

“Sadly nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead a short time later on scene.”

Hereford Times