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Car overturns in smash outside Tesco Express

By Liam Keen | Wednesfield | Transport | Published:

A car was left on its roof after a crash in Wolverhampton.

The scene of the crash. Photo: Michael Morgans

The two cars were battered in the collision that happened at around 7pm on Lichfield Road in Wednesfield.

It happened nearby to Tesco Express and the Esso fuel station, which is next to the junction for Stubby Lane.

Emergency services attended the scene and helped one woman get out of one of the cars.

Two women were taken to hospital by ambulance but both had minor injuries.

The scene of the crash. Photo: Michael Morgans

Eight firefighters from Willenhall and Fallings Park stations attended the scene.

Matthew Smith, West Midlands Fire Service spokesman, said: "One of the cars was resting on its roof, and the other on its four wheels.

"The driver of the car on four wheels got out before we arrived.

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"A female passenger of this car was helped out of the vehicle and taken to hospital.

"We requested the attendance of the Highways England as there was fuel spillage on the road."

Firefighters then left the scene by around 7.40pm.

The scene of the crash. Photo: Michael Morgans

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West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman, Claire Brown, said: "We were called at 7.15pm to reports of a two-car RTC, where one had overturned.

"One paramedic officer and two ambulances attended.

"Two patients, both women, were taken to New Cross Hospital with relatively minor injuries."

West Midlands Police has been contacted for comment.

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Trainee reporter at the Express & Star, primarily covering Wolverhampton. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319688.

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