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Car ploughs through bus stop and into tree in Coseley crash

By Dayna Farrington | Coseley | Crime | Published:

A bus shelter was destroyed after a car ploughed into it before hitting a tree in Coseley.

The aftermath of the crash in Hurst Lane

Dramatic pictures of the aftermath of the crash show the remains of the bus stop spread across the grass verge in Hurst Road.

Onlookers were stunned when the silver car left the road, crashed through the bus shelter and into a nearby tree at around 5pm on Saturday.

A front view of the car and the tree. Photo: Bethany Blaze

Despite the wreckage, no one was injured in the crash.

Witnesses reported seeing several young people running away from the scene.

West Midlands Police has confirmed it is investigating the crash and said two girls were assisting officers with their enquiries.

Nobody was injured. Photo: Bethany Blaze

A spokesman for the force said: "Police are investigating a collision on Hurst Road in the Coseley area of Dudley just before 4pm yesterday where a car went into a bus stop.

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"Fortunately there were no injuries and two girls spoken to at the scene are assisting police with enquiries."

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting incident number 1743 of February 23.

Alternatively, witnesses can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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