Hereford & Worcester

Three killed when car hits tree near Pershore

Pershore crash tributes
Image caption Three people, all thought to be in their 20s, were killed in the crash on Saturday

Three people have died and a man is in a critical condition in hospital after a car crash in Worcestershire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said a car hit a tree on the B4084 in Wick, Pershore, at 00:45 BST on Saturday.

A spokesman said the male driver and a woman died at the scene. Another woman was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital but died shortly afterwards.

West Mercia Police said it happened near Pershore College. All four people are thought to be in their 20s.

A second man was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham where he is said to be in a critical condition.

The spokesman said he had been trapped in the car for more than 90 minutes and suffered multiple injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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