A WOMAN was trapped after a Land Rover she was in crashed and overturned close to Russells Hall Hospital.

The crash happened on Kingswinford Road at around 7.40pm on Sunday night (June 14).

Medics in a passing ambulance stopped to help and requested back up, where a second ambulance, a paramedic officer and the MERIT Trauma Doctor and Critical Care Paramedic were sent to the scene.

Halesowen News: Image: West Midlands Ambulance Service.Image: West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Firefighters and paramedics extricated the woman who was a front seat passenger in the car, before she was taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

The driver, a man, was assessed by medics and discharged at the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a Range Rover on its side with debris over an extended area.

“The front seat passenger, a woman was initially trapped within the vehicle. Working with firefighters, she was extricated before being fully assessed by the doctor on the ambulance. She was treated at the scene before being taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

“The man driving the vehicle was assessed but was uninjured and was discharged at the scene."