A MAN was taken to the region's trauma unit after a serious crash involving three cars and a pedestrian in Oldbury last night.

Emergency medics flooded the scene following the collision which happened just before 7pm in Wolverhampton Road.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers and a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic to the incident after being alerted at 6.54pm and a spokesperson said: “Upon arrival we found a man who was a pedestrian.

“He was assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained potentially life threatening injuries. He received advanced trauma care from ambulance staff at the scene.

“He was conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital under emergency blue light conditions for further treatment."

The ambulance service said no one else at the scene needed treatment from paramedics.