Air ambulance lands next to Wolverhampton road after 'serious collision'

Police, paramedics and the air ambulance have been called to Wolverhampton this afternoon following a "serious collision" near New Cross Hospital.

Emergency services at the scene in Prestwood Road, Wolverhampton. Photo: Marcus27UK
Emergency services at the scene in Prestwood Road, Wolverhampton. Photo: Marcus27UK

Emergency services sealed off part of Prestwood Road on Saturday afternoon, with the air ambulance also filmed departing from the green near Newcross Care Home.

West Midlands Police's serious collision investigation unit tweeted to say there had been serious collision.

Police, the ambulance service and air ambulance attended. Photo: Marcus27UK

Eyewitness Marcus Burrows said he saw two air ambulances.

"Doctors and police came from all over the place," he said.

On Sunday police confirmed the crash had been between an e-scooter and car, leaving the scooter's rider and passenger seriously injured.

The man riding the scooter was still fighting for his life after surgery.

Prestwood Road was closed for most of Sunday afternoon. West Midlands Police's serious collision investigation unit tweeted shortly after 9.30pm to say the road had been reopened.

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