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Two dead and one critical after car hit tree

Two people have died and one man is in hospital with critical injuries after the car they were travelling in hit a tree in Birmingham.

Emergency services were called to the scene at the junction of Bristol Road and Pebble Mill Road at 4.10am this morning.

The car was carrying four men, the front and rear seat passenger were pronounced dead at the scene and one man was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with serious, multiple injuries.

The driver of the car was treated for minor injuries at the scene and then taken to hospital.