Two injured in explosion

Jamie Arrowsmith – Tuesday 11th July 2023 – 12pm.  

Two men have been treated at the scene and taken to hospital following an explosion at a house this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Station Road, Acocks Green, at 9.42am and sent two ambulances, three paramedic officers, the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team, a MERIT trauma doctor and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered two patients, both men.

“One of the men was treated for potentially serious injuries, but not believed to be life-threatening, before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham by land ambulance.

“The second man was treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to the same hospital, also by land ambulance.”


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