Man badly hurt in Bristol Road crash that left key route closed

A man was seriously injured in a serious crash in Selly Oak. Emergency services rushed to the scene in the early hours after a collision involving a car and a lorry n Bristol Road. Paramedics attended alongside police officers after reports of an accident just before 4am.

One man, who was in the car, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Pictures and video from the scene on Sunday morning, taken at around 10am, showed the clean-up operation still ongoing.

The road was closed as police investigated. West Midlands Fire Service shared a picture of the crash scene from Sunday, writing: "Blue watch dealt with two serious RTC's last night with serious injuries to both drivers.

Neither driver wearing a seatbelt which would have significantly reduced the trauma."

West Midlands Police issued a statement over the incident.

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The force said: "Police were called to a collision involving a car and lorry on Bristol Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, just before 4am today (17 November).

Man badly hurt in Bristol Road crash that left key route closed

"A man from the car has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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"A road closure is currently in place while enquiries are carried out.

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"Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Live Chat us via  www.west-midlands.police.uk[3]  between 8am and midnight.

Quote log number 481 of 17 November."

References

  1. ^ here. (www.facebook.com)
  2. ^ here. (www.birminghammail.co.uk)
  3. ^ www.west-midlands.police.uk (www.west-midlands.police.uk)

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