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Two men seriously injured in Coseley

Two men have been injured in Cosely Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

Two men who were believed to be working on an electrical communications box have suffered serious injuries after an incident in Coseley.

The incident occurred at Jack Holden Avenue at around 11.55am.

Crews arrived to find two men with serious injuries. It is believed they were working on an electrical communications box when they were struck by a vehicle.

“One man, believed to be in his late 20’s, suffered serious head injuries and received emergency treatment from medics at the scene. Due to his serious injuries the man was anaesthetised by the trauma Doctor and was then airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further treatment. Unfortunately the mans condition was described as critical.

“A second man, believed to be in his early 20’s, suffered serious facial and arm injuries. He also received treatment at the scene from medics and was transferred by land ambulance to Russells Hall Hospital for further treatment.

“Both hospital had been pre alerted to the patient’s arrival and their serious injuries.

“The air ambulance landed in playing fields adjacent to the incident.”

– A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman

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Warnings over spate of metal thefts

One primary school in Coseley has been hit five times since November Credit: ITV Central

Residents in a West Midlands town are being warned by police to look out for metal thieves after a spate of thefts.

One primary school in Coseley has been hit five times since November. Lead has been ripped from roofs and windows, causing thousands of pounds of damage.

200 tonne scrap metal fire in Coseley

Firefighters are currently putting out a 200 tonne scrap metal fire in Coseley near Dudley.

West Midlands Fire Service say the fire is at a reclamation site on Havacre Lane.

Trains between Coseley and Wolverhampton Station have been cancelled due to a large amount of smoke.