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Witnesses sought after fatal collision in Ross on Wye

Police are appealing for witnesses after two people died in a collision this morning (Sunday 25 August).

Officers were called at 6.15am following a collision on the A49 outside Pengethley Garden Centre in Peterstow in Ross on Wye between an ambulance and a car.

The driver and passenger of the car, two men, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two ambulance staff were taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be serious.

Enquiries are on-going and police are appealing for witnesses, in particular any motorists who were in the area and have dash cam footage.

Sergeant Dan Poucher said: "Next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with the families of those affected. If anyone was in the area early this morning and witnessed the collision or has dash cam footage we would ask them to get in contact with us."

Any witnesses are asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 155s 250819.

ISSUED: 6pm 250819 EH

Published 25/08/19