TWO people were taken to hospital after a crash on the A449 at Prestwood this morning (Thursday).

The Wolverhampton Road was left partially blocked and traffic tailing back due to the incident between The Oval and Ashwood Lower Lane.

Emergency services attended the scene after being alerted at 9.53am to what has now been confirmed as a three-car crash.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We sent two ambulances to the scene.

"Crews treated a man and woman for minor injuries and they were conveyed to Russell’s Hall Hospital for further treatment.

"A second man was treated for minor injuries and discharged at the scene.”