A VAN overturned in a ditch near to Bewdley yesterday afternoon, causing the road to be closed.

The incident took place at around 2.30pm on Monday (October 9) on the B4194, Button Oak Road, near Bewdley.

Firefighters from Bewdley and Kidderminster were called to the scene to assist and the road was closed for a short period.

A spokesman from Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said: “The incident involved one van overturned in a ditch. The road was closed.

“There was one casualty in the vehicle. Fire service personnel assisted with the retrieval of the casualty from the van in the ditch and made the vehicle safe.”