A MAN had to be cut out of a car by emergency crews that overturned in Wordsley.

Firefighters and ambulance crews were called to the incident at the junction of the A449 and Lawnswood Road just after 8:30 am on Thursday, September 29.

Brierley Hill Fire Station has shared an image of the car, which was cut open to rescue a casualty trapped inside.

They tweeted: "Brierley Hill White Watch responded to an incident this morning with colleagues from @WMFSStourbridge where crews extricated a casualty using our dedicated cutting equipment whilst working in collaboration with @OFFICIALWMAS and @WMPolice 🚒 @WestMidsFire #DriveSafe #RoadSafety".

The man was taken to Russells Hall Hospital with injuries ‘not believed to be serious’ for further assessment.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to reports of a two-car RTC at the junction of the A449 and Lawnswood at 8.32am, one ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

“On arrival we discovered a car that had overturned in the collision, with one male patient mechanically trapped inside.

“Ambulance crews worked closely with colleagues from the fire service to free the man, before he was treated for injuries not believed to be serious and taken to Russell’s Hall Hospital for further assessment.”