POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a teenager suffered serious head injuries in a crash in Bewdley.

The two-car collision happened near to the junction of the A456 and the B4194 for Ribbesford at around 5.15 pm on Thursday, March 8.

It involved a black Ford KA and a black Ford Fiesta.

An ambulance, paramedic officer and the West Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board rushed to the scene.

An 18-year-old woman was found with serious injuries.

An ambulance spokesman said: "Crews arrived to find two cars which had been involved in a serious RTC.

"The driver of one car, a woman, had been pulled from the wreckage prior to the emergency services arrival by passers-by.

“Ambulance staff assessed the woman who was found to have sustained a suspected head injury and was in a serious condition.

"She was given advanced pain relief to help stabilise her condition before being immobilised and transferred by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further emergency treatment.”

Road closures were in place while emergency services were on scene.

Investigating officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either of the vehicles involved shortly before the incident.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: “If you have any information, please call West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident reference 0514s 080318.”