Drug driving suspect arrested after Dudley car crash

By Thomas Parkes | Dudley | Crime | Published:

A man was arrested on suspicion drug driving following a car crash in Dudley.

The aftermath of the crash. Photo: @KennettPhoto

Emergency services were called after a Mercedes and a Hyundai crashed, in Watsons Green Road, in the Kates Hill area.

The aftermath of the crash. Photo: @KennettPhoto

Four parked cars were also damaged during the collision.

Officers and ambulance staff all turned out to the scene – along with 10 firefighters from fire engines from Tipton and Dudley.

The road was sealed off. Photo: @KennettPhoto

The driver of the Hyundai was left with cuts to his hands and knees, but was not seriously hurt.

No-one suffered major injuries, a spokeswoman for the fire service confirmed.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "The 21-year-old Mercedes driver, from Dudley, was arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drugs."

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
Senior Reporter - @TParkes_Star

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