Two men have been arrested for causing death by careless driving following the road traffic collision on the A511 at Tutbury, this morning.
One man is in his 20s from Appleby Magna, Derbyshire and the other in his 40s, from Quinta das Pedras, Portugal.
Two people died in the collision involving a minibus and a lorry near Burton-on-Trent.
Six other people were injured with a man in his 20s, currently undergoing surgery after suffering serious head injuries, Staffordshire Police confirmed.
Two people have died in a collision involving a minibus and a lorry at Tutbury near Burton-on-Trent.
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Two people have died in a collision involving a minibus and a lorry.
Emergency crews were called to the crash on the A511 at Tutbury shortly before 7am today.
Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene near Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, West Midlands Ambulance Service said.
Six other people have been injured.
One casualty, man in his 20s, was taken to hospital in a critical condition after suffering serious head injuries, Staffordshire Police confirmed.
Six people, including two children, have been injured in a crash between a bus and a car in Oldbury.
The collision happened at the junction of Langley Green Road and Causeway Green Road at around 7.50pm last night.
A woman in her thirties, and two boys who are both thought to be 11, were in the car.
The woman suffered serious head, chest and pelvic injuries. The one boy suffered serious leg injuries with the second boy suffering pelvic injuries.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:
“All three received emergency treatment at the scene and the woman was then transferred to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major trauma unit, with the two boys being transferred to Birmingham Children’s Hospital, all in separate ambulances. “Three people travelling on the bus suffered minor injuries. A woman and a seven year old girl received treatment and were transferred by response car to Sandwell Hospital. A man in his 20’s also received treatment for minor injuries and decided to make his own way to hospital with a friend.The bus driver was uninjured in the crash.”
An ambulance has been involved in an accident with a car in Shawbury, Shropshire.
Paramedics inside the ambulance were transferring a patient, who was in a serious condition, between two hospitals when the crash happened on Shrewsbury Road this afternoon.
The ambulance had its sirens and blue lights on.
The two ambulance staff and car driver were unhurt.
The Trust will co-operate fully with the police investigation into the circumstances of the incident to find out exactly what happened.
Two men have suffered serious burns after an explosion at a flat in Birmingham.
Paramedics were called to a property on Aldersmead Road in Northfield just after 8.00pm last night. The cause of the explosion is unknown.
One man in his 30s and another in his 20s were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Another man, thought to be in his fifties and living in the flat above where the explosion happened, is being treated for shock and is being cared for by his family.
A driver has died and two people have been injured in a two-car smash in Warley today.
The incident took place at the junction of the A4123 and Bleakhouse Road, shortly after 9.20am today.
One of the drivers was confirmed dead at the scene while the other was taken to Sandwell Hospital with knee pain.
A female passenger was taken to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital with cuts, back pain and a suspected abdominal injury.
A man and two children escaped serious injury after their car left the road and split in two in Coventry today.
The driver and passengers walked free from the vehicle in Fletchamstead Highway shortly before 11.40am.
The man and both children got out of the vehicle and, other than a couple of minor scratches, were uninjured.
Because of the level of damage to the car, all three were taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further checks, just as a precaution.
A couple had to be airlifted to hospital with serious chest injuries after a head on collision between two cars on a railway bridge in Shropshire.
Paramedics were called to the crossing in Baschurch Road, Bomere Heath, Shrewsbury, at 9.55am this morning.
The Midlands Air Ambulance and the Wales Air Ambulance were both scrambled to the scene of the accident.
The driver and passenger from one car, a couple believed to be in their eighties, were both trapped in the wreckage.
They were both taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital in each of the helicopters.
The ambulance service said the male driver of the second car sustained minor injuries, and was taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital by land ambulance.