Audi smash at major junction left man with ‘potentially serious injuries’


A man was rushed to hospital with potentially serious injuries after a crash near a city junction. Two cars were involved in the smash at the junction of Priory Road and Pershore Road, Edgbaston.

The drivers, both men, were treated by paramedics at the scene at around 6pm on Thursday, April 21. One man had sustained potentially serious injuries. The other was said to have sustained injuries not believed to be life threatening.

An image of the dramatic smash shows a convertible Audi in the middle of the junction. Its front bonnet appears mangled.

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Firefighters can be seen at the scene as pedestrians stand by the roadside. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We were called at 6.08pm to reports of a road traffic collision involving two cars at the junction of Priory Road and Pershore Road in Edgbaston. Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

“Upon arrival we found two men who were the drivers of the cars. The first man had sustained potentially serious injuries.

“He received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene. The second man had sustained injuries not believed to be life threatening, and received treatment at the scene.

“Both were conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment.”

West Midlands Police also attended the scene. A force spokesman confirmed to BirminghamLive that the two men were taken to hospital.





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