TWO men have been taken to a major trauma centre following a serious road crash in Stourbridge this morning (Wednesday).

Paramedics and firefighters were called after a car collided with a pick up truck at the junction of the A458 and Enville Street, at 8.43am.

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Emergency crews at the scene. Pic - A Scott Media

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a critical care paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic on board attended the scene.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “On arrival crews found a car and a flat-bedded lorry which had been involved in a collision.

"The driver of each vehicle was quickly assessed by ambulance staff and both were found with serious injuries.

"The driver of the lorry, a man, received treatment by ambulance staff for his serious injuries whilst fire colleagues helped to extricate him from the vehicle.

"Once released, the man was conveyed by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further emergency care.

“The driver of the car, a man, was also extricated with help from the fire service and received trauma care on scene by ambulance staff before being conveyed on blue lights to the same hospital for further trauma treatment.”

Fifteen firefighters, from Stourbridge, Brierley Hill and Haden Cross, were called to the scene and a spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: "West Midlands Police were in attendance at the scene and at the height of the incident the road was closed in both directions. The vehicles were made safe and highways will be requested to clear the roadway."