Toddler hurt and man suffers 'serious' injuries in two-vehicle smash in Tipton
Written by The Newsroom on January 30, 2020
A toddler was hurt and a man suffered potentially serious injuries after a two-vehicle smash in Tipton.
Emergency crews – including fire, police and medics – were called to the Horsley Road just after 5pm following the crash on Wednesday, January 29.
The man, who has not been named, was treated at the scene by ambulance staff and taken to Sandwell Hospital for further treatment.
The boy was discharged at the scene with minor injuries, a spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said.
Buses had to be diverted while emergency crews worked at the scene. West Midlands Network took to Twitter to warn motorists and commuters about the disruption.
A spokesman for the service added: “We were called at 5.26pm yesterday to reports of a multi-vehicle collision at the junction of the A461 and Ball Fields.
“We sent three ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene. On arrival we found two patients.
“Staff treated one man, who was the driver of one of the cars, for potentially serious injuries.
“He was taken on blue lights to Sandwell Hospital for further treatment. We also treated a male toddler, who was a passenger in another vehicle, for minor injuries. He was discharged at the scene.”
Speaking at the time, West Midlands Police added: “We are currently dealing with a two-car collision on Horsley Road, Tipton. We believe one man was injured but do not know how seriously.”
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