Sunday 24th March 2013 – 7am – Steve Parry.
Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Sheldon, Birmingham this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Coventry Road and Barrows Lane in Sheldon just after 2.30am.
Two ambulances, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and lamppost.
“Two men travelling in the car were trapped in their vehicle.
“A front seat passenger, a man believed to be in his twenties, received serious head and chest injuries. The unconscious patient was rapidly extricated from the vehicle by ambulance staff and taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
“The driver of the car, a man in his twenties, was treated for a minor back injury and taken to Heartlands Hospital.”