“A bang so loud it rocketed across the area,” in Erdington smash

West Mids Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit were called to a “horror smash” in Erdington.

Ambulance and fire service officers also attended the site.
There were seven individuals in the people carrier; two adults, and five children.
A five-year-old child suffered a broken leg, and another child, aged three, has suspected internal injuries. They’ve been taken to hospital alongside both adults who have serious, possible life-changing injuries.
Specialist officers are looking after the other three children who sustained minor injuries as a result of the crash.
The driver of the red VW Golf, a man in his 30’s, has been taken to hospital with suspected serious injuries.
Summer Road is closed at the junction with Sutton New Road and York Road.

Traffic was diverted away from the area for most hours of the morning

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