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Appeal as man arrested over crash which left two women seriously injured

We've arrested a man on suspicion of drink-driving after two women were seriously injured when a car hit a tree in Moseley today (Saturday).

Our officers came across the crash on Alcester Road, near the junction with Sandhurst Road and Woodnorton Drive, at around 12.40am.

The women, aged 27 and 31, are believed to have been thrown from the blue Ford Focus ST.

They are in hospital, where their conditions are life-threatening.

A third passenger, a man aged 28, was taken to hospital with minor injuries but released a short time later.

A man aged 30 was taken to hospital before being released. He has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and drink-driving. He remains in custody today (Saturday).

Officers remain at the scene this morning while investigations continue.

Sgt Dean Caswell, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "I need to hear from anyone who saw the collision, or who may have dash-cam footage of the Focus driving along Alcester Road out of the city from the direction of Moseley.

"I'd also like to speak to four Asian men who helped the injured at the scene."

Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk, or via 101. Quote log 93 of 25 January.

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