THREE cars and a lorry were involved in a crash on the A44.

The accident happened at Docklow, near Leominster, last night.

Seven casualties were treated at the scene by ambulance medics and a crew from Leominster fire station.

Firefighters from Bromyard were also at the scene.

The emergency teams also dealt with a fuel spillage on the road.

West Midlands Ambulance Services said they had worked with colleagues from the fire service and police.

"Five patients from one car assessed and treated by ambulance staff, two taken to hospital as a precaution, three discharged, along with the man from the other car.

"Modern safety systems in cars did their job."

It has been a dark period for accidents on Herefordshire roads.

Picture: Leominster fire station