Woman Received Life Saving Care After Merry Hill Crash

Two people have been taken to hospital following a serious crash in Brierley Hill this afternoon which left one woman needing life-saving care.

Emergency services were alerted to the junction of Pedmore Road and Peartree Lane at 2pm.

The crew from West Midlands Ambulance Service immediately began treatment on scene while two more ambulances and a responder paramedic attended. An ambulance service spokeswoman said:

“The ambulance crew arrived on scene to find two cars which had been involved in a collision.

“One woman thought to be from one of the cars involved was found underneath one vehicle and was in a serious condition.

“The ambulance crew quickly administered trauma care to the woman before she was conveyed on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Medics in A&E were pre-alerted to her arrival.

“The driver of one car, an elderly man, was given treatment on scene for chest pain before being taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

“The driver of the second car refused assessment and was left in the care of the police.”

West Midlands Police have closed the road to traffic heading away from Merry Hill Shopping Centre and The Gateway has also been closed.

Drivers have been advised to use alternative routes as the delays are expected for several hours.

Anyone with information about the incident which could help the collision investigation unit should on 101.


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