POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two people were seriously injured in a collision near Bewdley.

The incident happened on the A456 at Callow Hill outside Rousbine caravan park at 2.30am on Saturday and involved a white Ford Transit van.

The van was travelling towards Tenbury Wells when it left the road and collided with a tree and a wall.

Both the driver and passenger sustained what were feared to be life-threatening injuries, and were treated over the weekend in the intensive care unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

The driver, a 22-year-old man from Cleobury Mortimer, sustained broken bones and a head injury. He is in a stable condition and is expected to be transferred from intensive care to a ward later today.

The passenger, a 25-year-old man from Cleobury Mortimer, sustained facial and chest injuries, and a possible serious head injury, but is expected to be allowed home later today.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact PC Liam Bennett at West Mercia Police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident 86-s-010314.