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Delays around Burnt Tree junction due to crash between ambulance and car

An ambulance responding to an emergency call was involved in a crash with a car in Tipton.

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The ambulance was responding under emergency conditions at the time of the collision which happened at the junction of Birmingham Road and Birmingham New Road, Burnt Tree, at 4.49am on Wednesday.

A second ambulance was quickly despatched to the original 999 call.

Three paramedic officers and an ambulance were sent to the scene of the collision. The two ambulance crew members were assessed and taken to Russell’s Hall Hospital as a precaution.

The driver of the car, a man, was assessed and able to be discharged at the scene.