A pensioner was airlifted to hospital and a 15-year-old girl had to be cut from a car in two separate crashes on roads in the West Midlands.
A man in his 80s was struck by a car along the Bridgnorth Road, in Wollaston, Stourbridge at around 2.50pm yesterday.
Police closed off the road for more than two hours and the man was taken to Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital after suffering lower back pain, cuts and bruises.
Meanwhile, a 15-year-old girl was taken to hospital with suspected spinal injuries after the car she was in collided with a lorry on the M6.
The teenager was cut from the hatchback car which had collided with a HGV on the southbound carriageway between junction nine or Wednesbury and junction eight for Great Barr at around 7pm yesterday.