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Three men have been taken to hospital after a collision between a van and a car in Selly Park this morning (Tuesday 15th November).

Emergency services were called just before 7.45am to the accident which happened at the junction of Pershore Road and Kitchener Road.

Photo @N_M_Bennet | Click to enlarge
Photo @N_M_Bennet | Click to enlarge

The driver of the car was trapped for 45 minutes while crews from West Midlands Fire & Ambulance Services worked to free him safely from his vehicle. The man, believed to be in his 20s, suffered significant leg injuries and was immobilised and given pain relief before being transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB).

A passenger, another man in his 20s, had managed to get himself out of the car and was taken to the QEHB with a leg injury.

sellyp15nov3The van driver, 40s, was treated at the scene for minor injuries and transported to hospital as a precaution.

Three ambulances and an air ambulance attended the scene.

Any witnesses to the accident should contact West Midlands Police on 101


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