TWO people have been taken to hospital after a car crash in Oldbury this morning.

Three cars crashed in Birchfield Lane outside the Bulls Head pub at around 10.47am today (Monday February 22).

A woman who was the driver of one of the cars and a man who was a front seat passenger in one car were both treated at the scene for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Sandwell Hospital.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a three-car RTC on Birchfield Lane at 10.47am.

"Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car and the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered three patients.

"A woman, who was the driver of one of the cars, and a man, who was a front seat passenger in one of the cars were both treated for injuries not believed to be serious before being taken to Sandwell Hospital as a precaution.

"A second man, who was also driving one of the cars, was assessed and discharged at the scene.

"The third car driver, a man, did not wish to be assessed."