Two killed in crash involving horse-and-trap near M50

The crash happened on the A38 north of junction 1 of the M50 (the motorway through Herefordshire) last night (Friday, September 15).

The crash, which also involved a blue Volkswagen Golf, happened at around 11.35pm.

Two men, both from Worcestershire, who were riding in the trap were declared dead at the scene. The horse was also killed.


Gloucestershire Constabulary said the coroner has been informed.

No other people were believed to have been injured in the crash.

Closures remain in place at the junction and towards Upton while a full investigation into the circumstances is carried out.

Anybody who may have been in the area at the time is being asked to come forward and speak to police.

Anyone who saw the crash  or who has relevant dashcam footage is asked to contact Gloucestershire Constabulary through the website, quoting incident 563 of 15 September:[1]


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