A MAJOR road into Kidderminster has been closed following a crash between a lorry and a van.

The air ambulance has been called to the scene at Worcester Road in Summerfield, between VOSA and the Mare and Colt pub where the front van has become trapped under the lorry and the van driver is said to have suffered life-threatening injuries. The lorry driver is not believed to be injured.

Police said traffic in the area is backed up and the A449 road could be closed for several hours between the Hoo Farm Industrial Estate island and Blackbridge.

The incident happened at about 11.43am.