A CAR passenger has been seriously injured in a crash in Gloucester this afternoon.
The emergency services were called to a three vehicle collision involving a blue Ford Focus, blue Nissan Micra and a Volkswagen Polo on St Oswald's Road at 4.20pm.
A 37-year-old man from Gloucester who was a passenger in the Focus, has suffered a serious back injury and was cut out of the vehicle by the fire service and taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.
Currently his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
No one else has been seriously injured.
The road will be closed for several hours to allow a full collision investigation and recovery of the vehicles.
Anyone who witnessed the crash and hasn't come forward should ring 101 and quote incident 264 of May 1.