Two dead and three seriously injured in West Midlands car crash

7 December 2019, 17:31

File photo: Two died and three were injured in the crash near Wednesbury
File photo: Two died and three were injured in the crash near Wednesbury. Picture: PA

By Megan White

Two men have died and three people were left seriously injured after a car crash in the West Midlands.

The men, aged 21 and 37, were killed in the collision on the A41 Black Country New Road in Wednesbury, West Midlands on Friday night.

The accident, around 10.30pm, involved a black Jeep Cherokee and a black VW Golf.

Despite the efforts of emergency services, the two men were pronounced dead at the scene. Their families have been informed.

A further three people sustained serious injuries and were being treated in hospital.

The road was closed in both directions for several hours to allow investigators to examine the scene.

Sergeant Alan Hands from the West Midlands Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: "We're currently working to establish the circumstances surrounding the collision and whether any other vehicles were involved."

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