A MAN has been taken to hospital with serious leg injuries after a road crash in Gornal.

The incident involving a car and a pedestrian happened in Louise Street earlier today (Saturday July 4.)

West Midlands Police, fire and ambulance crews and the Midlands Air Ambulance were alerted just after 1.30pm and Louise Street has been closed to traffic, with buses diverted.

A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said firefighters from Dudley Fire Station attended after being alerted at around 1.40pm and a spokesman for West Midlands Police told the News: “We’re currently dealing with a serious collision between a car and a pedestrian in Louise Street, Gornal.

“A man has been taken to hospital with serious leg injuries.

“The driver is assisting police with their enquiries.”

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact police via Live Chat on the force website or call 101, quoting log number 2108 of July 4.