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Car in two crashes on the same road ends up with engine in footwell

The car ended up with its engine in the footwell Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A car ended up with its engine in the footwell and another was flipped onto its side following two separate collisions on the same piece of road this afternoon.

The same car was involved in two separate collisions within the space of 150-yards on the A38 in Droitwich.

The accident ended up involving five different cars.

The cars sustained 'massive' amounts of damage Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The two collisions happened within seconds of each other, leaving three vehicles with 'massive amounts of damage'.

One of the cars completely rolled over during the first crash before coming to rest on its side, trapping the driver who had to be cut free.

The same car that had been involved in the first collision was then involved in a second serious crash which occurred on the wrong side of the carriageway.

Both cars involved in this second collision suffered major damage, with the engine of the other vehicle being forced into the footwell.


Police investigation after 'teenage girl with gun' alert

Police are investigating reports of a teenage girl carrying a gun through a busy town centre.

West Mercia Police warned anyone who saw the girl - thought to be in her mid to late teens - not to approach her but to call 999.

An area around the High Street in Droitwich, Worcestershire, was sealed off. Credit: Google Maps

An area around the High Street in Droitwich, Worcestershire, was sealed off after police were alerted at about 6.20pm yesterday.

A police spokesman said she was described as white with short light brown hair, and wearing a pink T-shirt.

The affected area has now reopened but officers are continuing searches.

If anyone has any information that can help police locate her they should call 101 and quote incident 0566s of 12th July 2015. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers.


Man rushed to hospital after Droitwich crash

The scene of the crash this morning Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A man has been rushed to hospital after crashing into a car on the opposite lane of the A38.

Paramedics were called to the scene near Droitwich at 8am this morning. They found a 21-year-old man trapped in his car, who was suffering from neck and back pain and had suspected abdominal injuries. The 28-year-old woman in the other car was uninjured.

The man was extricated from his car by firefighters, and then taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital in an ambulance

Drivers trapped for 45 minutes after car crash

Two people were trapped for 45 minutes after a car crash today Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

Two drivers spent 45 minutes trapped in their cars after a serious crash in Droitwich this morning.

The accident happened on the A38 at Briar Hill at around 8.20am.

Ambulance crews believe one of the cars had crossed over to the opposite side of the dual carriageway before the vehicles collided.

One woman suffered head and pelvic injuries, and a man was treated for chest and back injuries.

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