A girl has been seriously injured after being run over in Cradley Heath this weekend.

The crash occurred on Station Road, Old Hill at around 2.40pm yesterday (Saturday). A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a pedestrian and a car that had been in a serious collision.

“The pedestrian, a girl believed to have been 13 years old suffered serious head injuries and had a reduced level of consciousness.

“She received emergency treatment at the scene from medics and her condition was stabilised. “The girl was transferred by land ambulance to Birmingham Children's Hospital for further emergency treatment. The hospital had medics on standby awaiting her arrival.

“The driver of the car was uninjured in the crash but was checked over after suffering from the effects of shock.”

In a separate incident last night two women were injured after a car ploughed into a tree in Oldbury.

The silver Mercedes crashed at 9.30pm on Dudley Road East, an 18-year-old and 22-year-old were taken to hospital where they are in  a stable condition.

It is believed the driver had left the scene.