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Four people in hospital following crash in Worcestershire

Four people have been taken to hospital following a crash in south Worcestershire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the A46 at Norton shortly after 5pm today. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Images

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the A46 at Norton shortly after 5pm today.

A woman in her sixties who was a front seat passenger in one of the cars had a head wound and a suspected leg injury.

The driver of the car, a man in his sixties, was taken to the same hospital with suspected concussion.

In the other car were a man in his sixties and a woman in her fifties. They had minor injuries and were both taken to the Alexandra Hospital for further checks.

Leicester carnival celebrates its 30th year

The Leicester carnival is celebrating its 30th year on Saturday and organisers are expecting around 100,000 people to watch the parade and party in Victoria Park.

The theme of the celebration this year is The Americas.

Carnival Queen Charis Betts says her troupe, Inspired Masquerade, has been researching all things native american to look the part.

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Suspected Calais migrants escape lorry in Stourbridge

A video has emerged of three suspected migrants from Calais escaping from a lorry in Stourbridge in the Black Country.

The footage shows the men cutting a hole in the canvas of the vehicle before leaping out to take their first steps on British soil.

West Midlands Police say they were unaware of the incident which happened on Tuesday 250 miles from the French port.

Meanwhile a removal firm in Aldridge has described the moment they found 13 stowaways in one of their lorries. But when they reported it to the authorities - the company was fined thousands, Chris Halpin reports.

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