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Three injured as cars collide on A446 near Sutton Coldfield - local news

Two males and one female were injured when two cars collided in Sutton Coldfield north Birmingham.

The incident happened on the A446 near Bassetts Pole, Sutton Coldfield, at around 3.30pm on Tuesday. Both cars left the road and ended up on opposite sides of the road, with one car hitting a tree.

Firefighters had to cut the roof off one of the cars before the couple inside could be removed.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: Both cars suffered significant front end damage in the collision.

The driver of one car, a man in his 30s, was out of the vehicle and had suffered bruising to his chest. Crews treated him on scene and transferred him by land ambulance to Good Hope Hospital.

A husband and wife in the second car, both 57 years old, were trapped in their vehicle due to the damage. The woman suffered a minor hand injury and the man had back pain and cuts and bruises. Crews worked with the fire service at the scene to extricate them from the car by removing the roof."

Both were treated on scene for their injuries, before also being taken to Sutton Coldfields Good Hope Hospital.


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Posted On:  02 September, 2010
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