Two arrested after car overturns in Wolverhampton road

By Dayna Farrington | Penn | News | Published:

Two people have been arrested after a car overturned on a residential road in Wolverhampton.

The car overturned in Church Hill, in Penn. Photo: Wolverhampton fire

Emergency services were called to the scene after the Audi vehicle overturned at around 8.30pm last night in Church Hill, Penn.

No one was trapped inside the vehicle after the crash, which took place near to St Bartholomew's Church.

Two people were arrested following the crash.

Staffordshire Police described the operation as a 'real team effort'.

A force spokesman said: "Special constables assisted with scene safety and prisoner escort after this car made off from South Staffordshire Police officers then ended up on its side after its driver ran out of ability.

"Two arrested for multiple offences. Enquiries are on-going."

A spokesman from West Midlands Fire Service said: "We sent five firefighters to the scene from Wolverhampton station. There was one motor vehicle which was on its side.


"No one was trapped inside the vehicle.

"Firefighters used a winch to upright the car. Police were also in attendance to arrange vehicle recovery."

Firefighters used a winch to turn the car over. Photo: Wolverhampton Fire
Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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