Appeal for witnesses following serious Halesowen collision
5 March 2012
DUDLEY POLICE are appealing for information following a serious collision in Halesowen yesterday (Sunday).
Officers received an emergency call at 3am on 4 March after a car left the road causing injuries to several passengers.
The Citroen Saxo car was travelling along Lutley Lane, in the direction of Hagley Road, when the vehicle collided with a tree before coming to rest on its roof.
The 21-year-old driver was uninjured, however four passengers from his car received various injuries.
Three of the passengers had to be cut free before being taken to hospital.
A 20-year-old man remains in hospital having sustained serious back and neck injuries, a 21-year-old man suffered serious head and arm injuries, whilst a 22-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman sustained minor injuries.
The 21-year-old driver was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drink driving and dangerous driving. He was later released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Sergeant Chris Jones, from the force Collision Investigation Department, said: "Two people remain in hospital this morning in a stable condition after this collision.
"We are appealing for anyone who may have seen the green Citroen Saxo in the area around the time of 3am to contact us as they may have information to help our inquiry.
"Anyone with information is urged to contact us in the Collision Investigation Department at their earliest opportunity."
Any witnesses should call the CIU at Aston police station by calling 101.
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