25th Mar, 2019

Van driver cut free following collision with bus on Lode Lane

Sarah Mason 13th Mar, 2019

A VAN driver had to be cut free following a crash on Lode Lane.

A bus and a van collided near to the Boulton Road junction at around 10.30am this morning (Wednesday, March 13).

The van driver was trapped as a result of his injuries and cut free by West Midlands Fire Service.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Once out, he received further treatment for his injuries, before being taken to Heartlands Hospital.

“The passenger in the van, a teenage male, was also taken to Heartlands Hospital. Neither of the patients are believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries.

“There were no patients requiring assessment from ambulance staff who had been travelling on the bus.”

The road was closed while investigations took place at the scene.

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