Two women injured after two car crash
Two women, including one in her 70s, have been taken to hospital for "precautionary checks" following a two-car crash.
Staffordshire Police raced to the scene following reports of a road traffic collision on Wolverhampton Road, Prestwood, just before 8am on Thursday.
The incident saw a white Toyota and a brown Ford Focus collide with each other on the busy stretch of road. Staffordshire Police, as well as Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service attended the scene.
On arrival paramedics discovered the drivers of each vehicle, one woman in her 70s and one woman in her 20s, before taking them to hospital for precautionary checks.
A spokesperson for Staffordshire Police said: "We went to Wolverhampton Road, Prestwood, just before 8am this morning following reports of a collision involving a white Toyota and a brown Ford Focus.
"Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service also attended with officers. The driver of the Ford Focus, a woman in her 70s, and the driver of the Toyota, a woman in her 20s, were taken to hospital for precautionary checks."
A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: "Shortly after 7.50am on Thursday 23 November, we responded to Wolverhampton Road (A449), close to the junction of Lawnswood in the Prestwood area of Stourbridge.
"Fire engines from Stourbridge and Brierley Hill responded, crewed by nine firefighters.
"This was a collision involving two cars.
"One woman was helped from her vehicle by passers-by and was assessed by paramedics. She is believed to have been conveyed to Russells Hall hospital.
"The other driver freed herself from her vehicle and was advised to attend Russells Hall hospital by paramedics.
"Wolverhampton Road was closed in this area whilst we removed debris from the road. We made both vehicles safe before handing the scene to West Midlands Police, who arranged recovery of the vehicles and re-opened the road shortly after.
"We left the scene at 9.15am."
A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of an RTC at the junction of Wolverhampton Road and Lawnswood in Prestwood, Stourbridge at around 7.45am.
"An ambulance and paramedic officer were sent to the scene where, on arrival, crews discovered two cars had been involved in a collision.
"The driver of the first car, a woman, was treated for injuries not believed to be serious and taken to Russells Hall Hospital for further treatment.
"The driver of the second car, also a woman, was treated for injuries not believed to be serious but did not wish to be conveyed to hospital and so was given self-care advice and discharged at the scene."