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Boy injured in bus collision

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A boy has suffered critical injuries after a collision with a bus yesterday afternoon in West Bromwich.

It happened at about 3.50pm in Crankhall Lane. Emergency services arrived at the scene within eight minutes of the call.

On arrival, crews found a boy, of about 11 years, under a bus. He had suffered multiple serious injuries.

“The crews worked with the doctor to stabilise his condition, which was critical, at the scene before he was taken on blue lights to Birmingham Children’s Hospital with the doctor travelling with the ambulance crew.

“No-one on the bus was hurt.”

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman


Teen arrested after 'killer clown' assault

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A 13 year-old boy is on police bail after being arrested in relation to the horrifying killer clown craze.

Police arrested the schoolboy after he allegedly grabbed a 14-year-old on New Swan Lane in West Bromwich wearing a clown mask.

The teenager was arrested and later bailed.


M5 blocked and long delays after multi-vehicle accident

The M5 northbound carriageway is blocked after a car spun into the central barrier in the West Midlands, causing a multi-car pile-up.

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The smash happened on Sunday evening between J2 A4123 (Oldbury / Birmingham) and J1 A41 / A4252 / Birmingham Road (West Bromwich / Birmingham).

One lane has also been closed on the southbound carriageway due to debris on the road, with police warning of delays as people "slow down to look at the accident".

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