Four-year-old boy dies along with woman, 32, and man, 28, after their Ford Focus was involved in a horror smash with an Audi A7 near a pub
- Crash took place near the rural town of Bewdley, Worcestershire, last night
- Further three people were taken to Worcester Royal Hospital with minor injuries
Three people, including a four-year-old boy, have died following a horror crash near a pub in Worcestershire.
Emergency services rushed to the scene of a crash between a blue Ford Focus and a black Audi A7 on the A456 near the rural town of Bewdley at around 10.15pm last night.
A 32-year-old woman, a 28-year-old man and the boy – all of whom were travelling in the Ford Focus – were tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
A further three people in the Audi were taken to Worcester Royal Hospital with minor injuries, West Mercia Police say.
The cars were travelling in opposite directions when the crash took place near the Duke William pub, with the Ford Focus heading towards Kidderminster and the Audi towards Rock, a statement added.
The cars were travelling in opposite directions when the crash took place near the Duke William pub (pictured)
Emergency services rushed to the scene of a crash between a blue Ford Focus and a black Audi A7 on the A456 near the rural town of Bewdley at around 10.15pm last night
Inspector Stephanie Arrowsmith, of West Mercia’s Operations Policing unit, said: ‘First and foremost our thoughts are with the loved ones of the people who died in the collision.
‘I would like to appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information or dash-cam footage which may help with the investigation to call the investigating officers’
The road remains closed as police continue to probe the fatal crash and is expected to remain shut throughout Thursday.
A police statement added: ‘Three people have died following a collision near to the Duke William Pub in Callow Hill on the A456.
‘Tragically three people in the Ford Focus were pronounced deceased at the scene, a 32-year-old woman, a 28-year-old man and a 4-year-old boy.
‘The road is currently closed as officers carry out enquiries into the collision, we anticipate the road to be closed until later this afternoon.’
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