Update 5/11/17: Two people – a 41 year old man and a 5 year old boy – have sadly died as a result of this accident. See more here
Four people – including a 5 year old child [*initially released by police as 8 years old]– have been seriously injured in a collision in Frankley Green today (Saturday 4th November).
The accident – involving 2 cars – happened just before midday. All emergency services responded and the 4 casualties were taken to hospitals by land and air ambulance.
The road remains closed at time of writing and drivers are advised to find an alternative route while West Mercia Police accident investigators examine the scene.
Our thoughts are with all those affected and the emergency service personnel responding, as well as all those who stopped at the scene to help.
Any witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting reference 300s of 4 November 2017.
More information as we get it.
Cover image © West Midlands Ambulance Service