Two people have been taken to hospital following two separate road traffic collisions near Redditch this morning.
Three ambulances, two paramedic officers and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the two incidents.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We were first called to the junction of Bromsgrove Highway and Alcester Highway at 8.26am to reports of a car that had overturned.
“On arrival, we found two patients. One of whom was an elderly woman who was cut free from the car by colleagues from the fire service. She was treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham by land ambulance at normal road speed. The second patient, an elderly man, managed to get himself out of the car. He was also treated for injuries not believed to be serious and was taken to the Alexandra Hospital as precaution.
“A second collision occurred nearby, at the junction of the B4096 and Bromsgrove Highway, at 8.31am and involved three cars, one which collided with the central reservation.
“We assessed three patients in total. A woman who was uninjured and a man with minor injuries who were both discharged at scene whilst a second man did not require treatment.”