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Driver 'who got out of vehicle' left with 'life-threatening injuries' after crash involving three cars

A driver suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in a three-car crash after it is believed he had got out of his vehicle in Oldbury.

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The man was taken to hospital under blue lights for further treatment.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a collision involving three cars on Wolverhampton Road at 6.54pm in Oldbury on Monday.

Two ambulances, two paramedic officers and a trauma doctor and critical care paramedic attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival we found a man who was a pedestrian.

“He was assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained potentially life threatening injuries. He received advanced trauma care from ambulance staff at the scene.

“He was conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital under emergency blue light conditions for further treatment.

“No further patients required treatment from ambulance staff.”

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: "A driver, who is understood to have been outside his vehicle at the time, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries."

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