A WOMAN was taken to hospital after a three-car crash on Norton Road last night (Thursday).

Emergency crews were called out at around 8.25pm to reports of the incident near The Greyhound Inn.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent one ambulance to the scene.

An off-duty paramedic and an off-duty doctor also stopped to offer assistance.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: "On arrival we discovered one patient, a woman, who was the driver of one of the cars.

"She was treated for minor injuries at the scene before being taken to Russell’s Hall as a precaution."

West Midlands Police and West Midlands Fire Service also attended the incident.

A spokesman for the fire service said two fire engines and 10 firefighters were sent to the scene but all those involved in the collision had managed to get themselves out of their vehicles.

He added: "Crews made the scene safe and gave precautionary checks and first aid to one female."