POLICE, firefighters are medics were called to a crash in Halesowen. 

The three-car crash happened on Carters Lane at around 6.07pm yesterday (Monday March 25).

One driver, a man in his 20s, was thought to have suffered a medical episode at the wheel and was taken to the QE hospital for treatment.

Halesowen News: Firefighters helped clear the scene Firefighters helped clear the scene (Image: Halesowen Police)

A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: "Two cars were in a head-on collision and then a third car went into the back of the others.

"The driver of one car, a man in his 20s, was given care by the ambulance service and was taken to the QE.

"The driver of a second car, believed to be a woman in her early 20s suffered the effects of shock and was checked over by firefighters. She is not believed to have gone to hospital.

"The third driver, a man in his late 50s was not believed to be injured."

Halesowen police tweeted that officers were "in attendance to Carters Lane, Halesowen, following a Road Traffic Collision.

"A big thank you to fire and ambulance for their attendance at this medical emergency."

Fire crews from Haden Cross and Woodgate Valley stations were at the scene and helped make it safe, while police arranged the recovery of cars. 

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "On arrival we discovered one patient, a man, who was the driver of one of the cars.

"Ambulance staff were told the man had suffered a suspected medical incident prior to the collision.

"Following treatment at the scene he was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham for further treatment."