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Two women cut free after crash in Walsall

By Carl Jackson | Aldridge | News | Published:

Two elderly women had to be cut free from their cars and taken to hospital following a collision.

Bloxwich Fire

The crash, between a grey Renault and grey Citroen, took place on Mill Road, Shelfield in Walsall shortly after 2pm today.

Both vehicles were severely damaged, the Renault had its front wheel ripped away from the chassis while the driver-side corner of the Citroen was also badly crumpled.

Two fire crews attended and had to remove the doors from both vehicles to free both patients, whose injuries were not thought to be serious.

Two ambulances attended and the women were taken to Walsall Manor Hospital.

Bloxwich Fire

Police also attended and the road was closed off for more than two hours while the patients were tended to and the scene was cleared.

Debris from the two cars had showered the middle of the road.

Bloxwich Fire Tweeted photographs of the scene.

The post said: "White Watch dealing with another 2 car collision in Shelfield with 2 elderly ladies taken to hospital. @OFFICIALWMAS @AldridgeFire."

Carl Jackson

By Carl Jackson
Reporter - @cjackson_star

Senior reporter for Staffordshire and Walsall.

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