Car hits tree and bursts into flames near Black Country beauty spot

A car hit and tree and burst into flames before three men fled from it in Sandwell Valley today.

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The BMW involved in the incident. Twitter picture from @SWResponse

Two men were arrested nearby after the drama involving a BMW on Forge Lane. Police closed the road between Holyhead Road and Newton Road.

West Midlands Fire Service were called after the car set alight the tree.

Police said there were no significant injuries in the incident, which happened at around 7am.