A MOTORCYCLIST had to be taken to hospital after a crash in Rowley Regis last night (Tuesday, July 10).

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to reports of a collision between and car and a motorbike in Oldbury Road at 7.33pm.

One ambulance was sent to the scene, near the junction with Mincing Lane.

An ambulance service spokesman said: “We treated one patient – the motorcyclist, a man in his 40s – for shoulder and rib pain. He was given pain relief and taken to Sandwell Hospital.”