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Pair 'flee' crash after car hits bus in Rowley Regis

By Steven Jones | Rowley Regis | News | Published:

Police are hunting a man and woman who allegedly fled from the scene of a crash.

Fire crews at the scene of the crash between a car and a bus. Picture: Oldbury Fire Station/West Midlands Fire Service

All three emergency services were called out at around 8pm on Monday after a car crashed into a bus at the junction between Rowley Village and Bell End in Rowley Regis.

A picture of the scene shows the vehicle, a red Honda Civic, in the middle of the road between two lanes with a front wheel missing.

The car’s bumper is also badly damaged.

Emergency services said nobody at the scene was injured, but the condition of the occupants of the car is unknown.

A fire crew attended after receiving reports of petrol leaking from the car.

A tweet from Oldbury Fire Station read: “An extremely lucky escape for lots of people at this #RTC, none more so than the man and woman who fled from this car after colliding with the bus.”

A statement from West Midlands Police read: “It was a non-stop collision between a car and bus at around 8.15pm. It doesn’t appear that anyone was injured.”

Anyone with any information is urged to contact police on 101.

Steven Jones

By Steven Jones
Trainee Reporter - @SJones_Star

Trainee reporter based at the Express & Star's head office in Wolverhampton. Get in touch via steven.jones@expressandstar.co.uk.

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