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Police appeal after West Bromwich's Expressway blocked by crash

By Liam Keen | West Bromwich | News | Published:

West Bromwich's Expressway was blocked after a lamppost was knocked down in a crash involving two cars.

The scene of the crash. Photo: Heather Peace

Police are hunting two men after they fled from a car after the crash on the busy road.

Two cars collided on the A41 The Expressway just before 9.30am today.

Police have said that two men were seeing fleeing the scene after the crash.

Images of the scene show two vehicles on the roadside, including a Mini.

The scene of the crash. Photo: Heather Peace

A lamppost has been knocked over in the crash and highways engineers have attended to make the scene safe.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed that one man suffered minor injuries in the crash but that he did not require hospital treatment.

A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: "Two men were seen fleeing the scene.

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"Enquires are underway.

"Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 anytime. Please quote log number 579 of August 20."

Traffic has been backing up to Junction 1 of the M5 during the smash with the route partially blocked northbound.

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Sports Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Sports journalist at the Express & Star, primarily covering Walsall FC and grassroots sport across the Black Country and Staffordshire. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319456.

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