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Two police officers have escaped with minor injuries after a collision with a transit van.
They were responding to an emergency incident in Wolverhampton last night when the crash happened.
The marked Vauxhall Insignia collided with a white transit van at the junction of Bilston Road and Steelhouse Lane around 11:30pm and, after crashing into railings, rolled onto its roof trapping a female officer.
West Midlands Police are appealing for help from the public in locating 14-year-old Jayden Cope. He is thought to be in Wolverhampton.
Jayden went missing on 10 June. He is described as white, 5'2" & of large build.
He was last sighted in Whitmore Reans.
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A conference is taking place in Sandwell today to report on how instances of female genital mutilation is being tackled in the region.Read the full story ›
A mother and her grown-up son from Dudley have been jailed and banned from going shopping together to prevent them from shoplifting.Read the full story ›
A teenager has died after being found at Bescot rail depot with severe burns. The British Transport Police confirmed that they were at the scene this morning .
Our detectives & forensic teams are at Bescot investigating a serious incident last night.
BTP officers were called to Bescot railway depot at 9pm on Thursday, 18 June, following reports of an injured man at the location. “On arrival, officers discovered a man with serious burns to his body. “The man, aged 19 and from the Willenhall area, was treated at the scene by paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service and taken by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he sadly passed away in the early hours of this morning (Friday, 19 June). “Officers have launched a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death, but are currently not treating the incident as suspicious.”
Tom Hodgson, a paramedic from Wolverhampton will row 3000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean this December for the Talisker Atlantic Challenge.
The Challenge is one of the toughest, that consists of over 20 teams aiming to be the first to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean.
Tom will be part of a four-man crew named ‘Square One Atlantic Team'.
The team are raising money for Rape Crisis England and Wales and Sport For Freedom charities.
West Midlands Ambulance Service has released more details about a crash which closed the Southbound M6 earlier today.
The crash involved a lorry, and car which hit the central reservation between junctions 8 and 7 southbound shortly after 11:00am.
One person had to be cut free from the car having suffered head and facial injuries which were not assessed to be life threatening.
The ambulance service said:
"The injuries were treated at the scene and the patient was taken to City Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”
One lane has been closed, which is causing very slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Northbound between J9 A461 for Wednesbury and J10 for Wolverhampton and Walsall.
There is currently congestion on the M6 to J8 M5, with the matrix sign set to 40 mph.
Travel time is around 20 minutes