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Eight cars and two buses were involved in a crash in Sutton Coldfield on Thursday afternoon.
Three patients needed ambulance assistance and all were discharged at the scene.
When the call came in, we did wonder what we would find, but thankfully it wasn’t nearly as bad as it could have been.
In the end, ambulance staff only assessed three patients: A 29 year old woman who was the driver of a car that was in collision with a bus and then hit a lamp post. She initially complained of abdominal pain but chose not to go to hospital and was going to see her GP;
The driver of the bus, who was his 60s, had a minor foot injury but was discharged after assessment;
A 25 year old lady on the bus who said that she had hit head and shoulder on the window. Although shaken, she was uninjured and also discharged.
A Sutton Coldfield couple who booked Las Vegas flights from the wrong airport are now set to explore Birmingham in Alabama for free.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of jobs are at risk across the Midlands as BHS has confirmed it is going into administration.
It comes less than a month after the struggling retailer was granted a lifeline by creditors who agreed a plan to reduce the rent on some of its high street stores.
BHS owner, Dominic Chappell, insisted no one was to blame:
"No one is to blame. It was a combination of bad trading and not being able to raise enough money from the property portfolio.
"In the end, we just couldn't reach an agreement with Arcadia over pensions."
The beleaguered high street chain will file for administration today, threatening almost 11,000 jobs.
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A 41-year-old man accused of stabbing a pregnant woman has appeared in court by a prison video-link.Read the full story ›
A pregnant woman has been flown to hospital in a critical condition following a stabbing in Sutton Coldfield.Read the full story ›
A "police incident" in Sutton Coldfield has closed the A5127 Brassington Avenue in both directions.
An air ambulance has attended the scene near The Lower Parade.
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Two cars were left badly damaged after a crash on a dual carriageway last night.Read the full story ›