Wolverhampton road closed after 'nasty' crash near grammar school

A road in Wolverhampton has been closed this morning after a serious crash involving three cars.

The crash in Compton Road, Wolverhampton. Photo: RH Helen
The crash in Compton Road, Wolverhampton. Photo: RH Helen

Police, ambulance and fire crews have all been called to the scene on Compton Road which residents claim was a "head on collision" near Wolverhampton Grammar School and the junction with Westland Road.

There were reports of the Midlands Air Ambulance also attending.

A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: "We were called at 8.52am by the police. We sent crews from Wolverhampton and Willenhall Fire Stations.

"The incident involved three cars, our fire crews were at the scene until 10.20am when we left the matter with the police for investigation."

West Midlands National Express has diverted the number 10 service due to the crash.

National Express tweeted: "Due to accident on Compton Road. Services 10 are on diversion.

"10 Towards Perton: Merrdale Rd, Finchfield Rd, Richmond Rd ,Compton Rd, and the 10 Towards Wolverhampton: Richmond Rd, Finchfield Rd, Merridale Rd, Compton Rd."

On a Facebook group, one person described it as a "serious head on collision outside the Grammar School, with all emergency services present".

"Praying for those involved as it looks very nasty, road completely closed so you will need to find an alternative route," they added.

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