A MAN has been airlifed to hospital after a car collision in Redditch left both vehicles crushed.

The 26-year-old driver, who was trapped in the wreckage, suffered a suspected hip fracture dislocation and head injury.

The crash happened near to the Brook Inn pub in Silllins Lane, Elcocks Brook at around 5pm on Tuesday (May 16).

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer an the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford rushed to the scene with a doctor on board.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "On arrival, both vehicles were found with front offside damage.

“The driver of one of the cars was initially trapped in the wreckage.  The 26-year-old had suffered a suspected fracture dislocation of his right hip as well as a head injury.

“He was helped from the car before being immobilised and having a pelvic binder put in place. After pain relief he was airlifted to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

“The driver of the other car, a 48-year-old man, was complaining of hip pain. After assessment at the scene, he was taken by ambulance to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch for further treatment.”