Three hurt and road closes after Oldbury crash

Three people were taken to hospital after two cars were involved in a crash on a busy road, causing it to be closed, while in a separate crash a car ploughed into a garden wall.

Wolverhampton Road in Oldbury was closed following the two-car smash between Birchley Island and Newbury Lane.

A woman was cut from her vehicle car by firefighters following the Oldbury crash, which happened at around 4.35pm yesterday.

A man and a girl who were in the other car were already out of their vehicle when fire crews from Brierley Hill and Oldbury arrived.

The pair were also taken to hospital for a precautionary check up.

Police warned drivers to find alternative routes while the road was closed.

In West Bromwich on Saturday, a silver private hire car collided with another car on Clive Street in West Bromwich at around 10.20am, spinning around before crashing into the garden wall next to a house on Garratt Street.

Residents there spoke of feeling their homes ‘shake’ after the collision involving a Toyota Corolla.

Peter Edney, spokesman for West Midlands Police, said: “Police were called at 10.23am after a silver Toyota Corolla collided with a garden wall outside a house in Garratt Street in West Bromwich.

“Two people suffered minor injuries and were treated by paramedics, nobody was arrested.”

The damaged cars in Oldbury were removed just before 7pm yesterday and highways workers were called to clear up the debris.

The road was fully reopened at around 7.30pm.