Advertising

Two injured as police car crashes in Oldbury

By Jordan Reynolds | Oldbury | News | Published:

A police car on a 999 call was involved in a crash with another vehicle in Oldbury.

The junction where the crash happened. Photo: Google

Two people were taken to hospital after the crash at the junction of Wolverhampton Road and Hagley Road West at about 9pm yesterday.

The incident will be referred to the force's Professional Standards department as well as the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "A police vehicle en route to an emergency incident on blue lights collided with another car at the junction of Wolverhampton Road and Hagley Road West in the Oldbury area of Sandwell just before 9pm last night.

"Two officers and two people in the other car sustained minor injuries and were taken to hospital as a precaution.

"The incident will be referred to the force’s Professional Standards department as well as the Independent Office for Police Conduct, as is standard procedure with all incidents of this nature."

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to Wolverhampton Road South following reports of a two-car crash.

“Two ambulances, a paramedic officers and a MERIT trauma doctor were sent to the scene.

“Crews treated the patients, all men, and two were taken to hospital.”

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

Sorry, we are not accepting comments on this article.

Advertising

Top Stories

Advertising

More from the Express & Star

Advertising

UK & International News