Five injured in Walsall crash

Five people were injured in a crash involving a bus and two cars in Walsall this afternoon.

Ambulance

The smash happened on Wolverhampton Road West shortly before 3.05pm.

Four of the five who were injured were bus passengers.

Three ambulances and a rapid response vehicle attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars and a bus that had been involved in a collision.

“The driver of one of the cars, a man in his 20’s, was treated for neck and back pain. He was fully immobilised at the scene before being conveyed to Walsall Manor Hospital.

“Four people who were travelling on the bus at the time of the incident were also assessed by ambulance crews. The two men and two women were treated at the scene for minor injuries. One of the patient’s was also treated for pre-existing medical conditions.

"All four patients were conveyed to Walsall Manor Hospital for further assessment and treatment, as a precaution. No one else was injured in the incident.”