UPDATE 16/11/15: Police are keen to hear from witnesses who saw a red VW Golf and a blue Audi A3 in the area before the accident on Friday (13th Nov).
Sergeant Paul Hughes, from the force’s Collision Investigation Unit, said: “We are trying to establish how this collision occurred and I would like to hear from anyone who saw a red Volkswagen Golf and a blue Audi A3 driving in the Selly Oak area prior to the incident.”
The 51 year-old woman remains in a critical condition in hospital. Meanwhile officers are taking statements from witnesses at the scene and are trawling CCTV of the area along with other lines of enquiry.
Collision investigators can be contacted on 101 or alternatively information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
A seriously injured woman was anaesthetised at the scene, and two other drivers taken to hospital, following a three car collision close to Bournville Lane police station last night (13/11/15).
The accident happened just before 8.30pm close to the junction with Cob Lane. The A38 towards Northfield was closed for several hours while police investigated the scene.
Police officers were quickly on scene and ambulance crews on their way to staff Broad Street’s City Centre Treatment Unit came across the accident and were the first paramedics to attend the casualties.
Police officers, fire crews and several ambulance crews – including the MERIT trauma team – attended the accident.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A woman driving one car suffered multiple serious injuries in the crash and received emergency treatment by medics whilst being rapidly extricated from the vehicle.
“Due to the nature of the woman’s injuries, she was anaesthetised at the scene by medics and was then transferred by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment. The hospital were awaiting the woman’s arrival.
“Unfortunately, the woman’s injuries were very serious.”
The other two drivers also suffered injuries and were treated at the scene. The man suffered a head laceration and a wrist injury and the woman suffered a laceration to her back. Both were transferred to hospital for further treatment.
The WMAS spokesman highlighted the teamwork of all the services saying: “All emergency service staff worked seamlessly together at a difficult incident to ensure all patients received the best treatment as quickly and safely as possible.”
Anyone with any information which may help police with their enquiries should phone 101.