A WOMAN has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in the centre of Netherton this afternoon.

Medics were called to the junction of Park Road and Baptist End Road just after 3pm to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car.

The accident was the second to happen in the centre of Netherton this afternoon, following a crash between a motorcylist and car.

Read the full story here.

THE HEARTBROKEN family of a 28-year-old woman who died in a motorbike accident in Rowley Regis have paid an emotional tribute to the "best friend to many".

Katie Elizabeth Dean died after the motorbike she was riding hit a wall in Hawes Lane, near The Rowley Bar & Grill Rowley Regis.

Read the full tribute here.

THE river levels in Bewdley have reached their ‘highest in three years’ following a spate of flooding.

Persistent rainfall from Wales caused flooding on low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Severn, and levels are expected to peak in Bewdley this afternoon (Tuesday March 19).

Read more and watch footage of the rising river level here.

A MAN with links to Redditch has made the top most wanted list in Warwickshire.

James Cooper, 33, whose last known address was in Stratford, is wanted on recall to prison, having served a seven month sentence for possession of an offensive weapon.

He has links to South Warwickshire and Redditch.

Read more here.