Birmingham road closed after collision between cars and bus

A main road in Birmingham has been blocked after two cars and a bus were involved in a collision which injured two.

The accident happened in Pershore Road South, Cotteridge, next to Kings Norton station, at around 2pm on Sunday February 20.

The road was closed between Middleton Hall Road north of the station and Camp Lane to the south.

The West Midlands Fire Service said it sent two fire engines to the scene.

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A spokeswoman for the brigade said: “This was an accident involving two private motor vehicles and a bus on the carriageway.

“No one was trapped. A woman and a man were treated.

“The driver was being treated by paramedics while the second driver, a woman, underwent precautionary checks.

“The police and ambulance services were present.”



A car came to rest near the Welcome to Cotteridge sign after an accident at Pershore Road South which reportedly involved two cars and a bus

The Bourneville Police team advised motorists to avoid the area and tweeted: “Traffic collision on land side of Pershore Road South just before Kings Norton station. Try to avoid the area for a while. Stay safe out there people.

Kings Norton Fire Station tweeted: ‘The Pershore Road heading south into town between Camp Lane and Kings Norton Station, remains closed pending the lifting of vehicles involved in the collision, Green Watch has secured the vehicles and the area.”

While West Midlands Roads, the Transport for West Midlands road alert service tweeted: ‘Pershore Road South, Cotteridge. Via Kings Norton station. Stuck due to collision.

National Express West Midlands said: “DISVERSION: Due to traffic disruption to services 45 and 47 from Kings Norton Station To town: Kings Norton Police Station, Wharf Rd, Monyhull Hall Rd, Brandwood Park Rd, Fordhouse Lane, Pershore Rd and normal route line.

“From town: Normal route line.

“Service 18 will use Brandwood Park Road, Allen Craft Road and follow Route 11 to Cotteridge. And Service 49 will use Camp Lane.”

A West Midlands Police spokesman said shortly after 3pm: ‘We are here to help while the road is blocked. The recovery of the vehicle has been organized and is expected within the hour.

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