Six injured in Birmingham crash

Six people have been taken to hospital following a crash on a busy route through the Midlands.

The smash happened near Bearwood traffic lights on the Hagley Road in Birmingham just before 8pm on Sunday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman Steve Parry said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.

“Two females and three children travelling in the same vehicle were treated by ambulance crews.

"A woman believed to be in her 20s received neck and chest injuries. A second female suffered abdominal pain. An 11-year-old boy received a leg injury and two other children appeared to have escaped injury, however, they were also taken to hospital for assessment.

“The patients were all taken to City Hospital.

“One male, believed to be in his 30s from the second car involved, was treated for a neck injury and conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”