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Driver 'absconds' after BMW crashes into parked minibus leaving debris strewn across road

Debris was left strewn across a road after a car smashed into the back of a parked minibus, closing the street for several hours.

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Broken glass was on the road and pavement

The crash happened on Warley Road in Smethwick, near the Queen's Road Roundabout, between 11pm and 11.30pm on Saturday and involved a silver BMW and a dark blue minibus with 'County Cars' printed on the back.

West Midlands Police, West Midlands Fire Service and West Midlands Ambulance Service were all called to the scene and found the car with a smashed front and at least one person inside, while the minibus had a badly dented back door.

Witnesses reported that the driver of the BMW was believed to have absconded from the scene.

An area of the road had a covering over what might have been oil or fuel
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