TWO men were taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, after a road traffic crash in Redditch last night (Sunday November 21).

The incident, which left the road blocked in both directions, happened in Dagnall End Road at 11.20pm.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene after receiving reports of an overturned car.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “Crews arrived at the scene to find two patients, one of whom, a man, was found outside of the car.

“He had suffered serious injuries in the incident and after receiving specialist trauma care at the scene, was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on alert.

“The second patient, also a man, was treated for injuries not believed to be serious, before being taken to the same hospital at normal road speed.”

Fire crews from Redditch Fire Station were alerted at 23.21, a spokesman for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said, and they left the scene at 12.35am.

Police also attended the incident.