Man rushed to hospital after his car overturned in two-car smash

A man has been rushed to hospital after his car overturned in a rush hour crash involving another car.

The A449 Kidderminster Road is partially blocked. Photo: Google
The A449 Kidderminster Road is partially blocked. Photo: Google

The incident took place at the junction of the A449 and Lawnswood, near Wordsley at 8.32am, with one ambulance and a paramedic officer required at the scene.

Paramedics were met with the scene of one overturned car, with one male trapped inside.

Ambulance crews worked with members of the fire service to free the man, before treating him for injuries not believed to be serious.

The man was then taken to Russell’s Hall Hospital for further assessment.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a two-car RTC at the junction of the A449 and Lawnswood at 8.32am, one ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered a car that had overturned in the collision, with one male patient mechanically trapped inside.

"Ambulance crews worked closely with colleagues from the fire service to free the man, before he was treated for injuries not believed to be serious and taken to Russell’s Hall Hospital for further assessment."

The major road was partially blocked in rush hour with traffic slowly moving due to the crash, but fully reopened at around 11am.

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