TWO people were rushed to hospital after sustaining serious injuries from a crash in Stourport on May 30.

A car crashed into a tree on Lower Lickhill Road in the early hours of the morning.

One man was said to be in critical condition. 

Hereford and Worcester Fire Service were called at 4:08 and extricated one person from the vehicle.

A spokesperson from West Midlands Service said: "We were called at 4.06am on Sunday to Lower Lickhill Road, Stourport on Severn to reports of an RTC involving a car and a tree.

"Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic attended.

"On arrival crews found two occupants of the car requiring treatment.

"One man was in a critical condition and received advanced life support on scene before being conveyed on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

"His condition at the time of handover was described as critical.

"The second occupant, a man, suffered serious injuries and was given trauma care on scene before being conveyed to the same hospital for further emergency care."

The fire service tweeted: "04:08 Incident - @HWFireWFhub have attended RTC involving 1 car in collision with tree #Stourport crews extricated 1 person from vehicle @OFFICIALWMAS conveyed 2 casualties to hospital - Lower Lickhill Road remains closed to traffic by @WMerciaPolice"

The road was closed by West Mercia Police.