A CHILD was injured after a crash involving two cars near Kidderminster this morning (Thursday, February 23).

A driver, who was rescued from one of the cars, was also hurt in the collision.

The crash happened at the junction of A449 Wolverhampton Road and B4189 Parkgate Road. 

There were seven people involved in the crash, including two children and five adults, according to Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service. 

The ambulance service was called at 10.13am. A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene. Crews assessed two patients at the scene.

"The first, a man who was the driver of one of the cars, had sustained non-serious injuries.

"He received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene before being conveyed to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment".

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They added: "The second, a child who was a passenger in one of the cars had sustained minor injuries. She received self-care advice from ambulance staff and was discharged at the scene.

"No further patients required treatment.”

A spokesperson for Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said: “Two crews from Wyre Forest Fire Station attended the incident which involved two small vehicles.

“Two children were released from the rear of one of the vehicles and one man in his 40s was medically trapped so crews removed the roof to free him.

“Seven people, two children and five adults, were involved in the incident in total with three left in the care of the ambulance service".