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Air ambulance called to Sutton Coldfield after ‘horror crash’ between car and lorry

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AN air ambulance has been called to Sutton Coldfield after a ‘horror crash’ between a car and a lorry.

The incident took place at around 4.43pm today (Monday June 22) in Thimble End Road in Walmley between a Ford Focus and a HGV lorry.

The car had gone underneath the lorry and the HGV driver needed to be cut out.

The road has been closed . Police, West Midlands Fire Service and West Midlands Ambulance Service are all at the scene.

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The male car driver has been taken to Heartlands and the lorry driver is expected to be airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The conditions are not yet known.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and an air ambulance with a doctor are at the scene of the collision.

West Midlands Police Force Contact said: “Police, Ambulance and and Fire currently responding to a serious collision on Thimble End Road, Walmley . Please avoid if you can.”

West Midlands Fire Service said: “Crews have released the driver of the horror crash using specialist equipment .

Great work to quickly extricate the injured and get them to hospital.”


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