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Two men injured after being hit by car outside Morrisons

By Dayna Farrington | Bilston | News | Published: | Last Updated:

Two men were injured after being hit by a car in a Morrisons' car park.

Emergency services at the scene after the two pedestrians were in collision with a car in the supermarket car park

Emergency services were called to the supermarket, off the Black Country Route, in Bilston, at around 3.15pm on Sunday following reports of a collision between a car and pedestrians.

The Midlands Air Ambulance was also sent to the scene.

One man was seriously injured and rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in Birmingham.

A second man was taken to New Cross Hospital, in Wolverhampton.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said the driver stopped at the scene and investigations are on-going. Officers are now calling for anyone who was in the car park at the time and saw the incident unfolding to get in touch with them.

The car park at Morrisons in Bilston. Photo: Google Maps

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "On arrival we discovered two patients, both of whom were male pedestrians.

"The first man was treated for serious injuries and taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital on blue lights and sirens by land ambulance.

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"The second man was treated for injuries not believed to be serious and taken to New Cross Hospital by land ambulance.

"We sent three ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene."

A West Midlands Police spokesman added: "We were called to a supermarket car park on the Black Country Route, Wolverhampton shortly after 3pm on Sunday following reports two pedestrians had been hit by a car.

"Two men, aged 26 and 53, were taken to hospital to be treated for their injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening.

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"The driver stopped at the scene and investigations are ongoing to establish the circumstances around the incident.

"We urge anyone who was around the car park at the time or who saw anything, to contact us."

Witnesses can call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting incident reference number 1552 of June 16. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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