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Woman dies after collision with a van

White van at the scene of Burnt Tree junction on Birmingham New Road. Credit: Express & Star

A 73-year-old woman has died after a collision with a van.

Emergency services were called to the Burnt Tree junction on Birmingham New Road on the Dudley Sandwell border at 1.51pm on Friday (10 January).

On arrival they discovered two women and ambulance crews administered specialist trauma care before they were taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The driver of the van, a man, was assessed and discharged at the scene.

Three ambulances, three paramedic officers, the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

"The doctor from the air ambulance and the critical care paramedic travelled with the patients to help continue treatment enroute to hospital."

– A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson: