Oldbury crash leaves one dead and another with 'potentially life-changing' injuries

Stone Street, Oldbury
Stone Street, Oldbury -Credit:Google

A man has died and another suffered 'potentially life-changing' injuries after a car ended up on its roof after hitting fencing in Oldbury. The crash happened in Stone Street on Sunday, April 14.

Emergency services were called to the scene just before 8pm. Medics found a man, who was believed to be the passenger, in a critical condition.

Sadly, despite their best efforts, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene. Another man, believed to be the driver, was rushed to Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he remains in a serious condition.

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A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival, crews found one car had been involved in a collision and ended up on its roof. There were two patients.

"A man, believed to be a passenger, was found in a critical condition. After being removed from the car, ambulance crews immediately began administering advanced life support but sadly, despite everyone’s best efforts, the patient could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A second patient, a man, who was believed to be the driver, had suffered potentially life-changing injuries. He received advanced trauma care at the scene before being taken on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. MERIT travelled on board to provide continued treatment en route.”

West Midlands Police is now appealing for information following the collision. A force spokesperson said: "We're keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and has not already spoken to officers.

"We are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who was travelling through and has dashcam footage. Anyone with information is asked to contact us via Live Chat on our website, or by calling 101, and quote log 3716 of 15/4/24. You can also contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit directly by emailing sciu@westmidlands.police.uk."

* The initial West Midlands Ambulance Service statement suggested it was a woman who died in the crash, this has now been amended after an updated statement revealed it was a man.