Woman taken to hospital following A5 crash

A woman had to be taken to hospital after she was helped from a car following a crash in Norton Canes.

The A5 in Norton Canes, near to the Toby Carvery. Pic: Google Street View
The A5 in Norton Canes, near to the Toby Carvery. Pic: Google Street View

Paramedics were called to the A5 at 10.50am today and found a woman still inside one of the vehicles.

She was helped out and taken to Walsall Manor Hospital.

Jamie Arrowsmith, spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "We were called at 10.50am to reports of a two-car road traffic collision on the A5 in Norton Canes, near to the Toby Carvery.

"One ambulance and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene. On arrival we discovered one patient, a woman, who was still inside one of the cars.

"She was assessed, assisted out and treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Walsall Manor Hospital."

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "Just after 11am officers responded to a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision on Watling Street near the Turf Inn. A woman has been taken to hospital as a precaution."

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