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Two taken to hospital and large amount of cannabis seized after car crashes into tree in Northfield

Tristan Harris 16th Apr, 2019 Updated: 16th Apr, 2019

A CAR crashed into a tree in Northfield last night following a brief police pursuit.

The Audi was being driven by a 24-year-old man and there was a 21-year-old woman in the car when it failed to stop for police on the Bunbury Road at 9.30pm.

Shortly afterwards, on Merritts Brook Lane, the car hit a tree.

Police recovered a large quantity of cannabis from inside the car.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a senior paramedic and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene.

When crews got there a man had been helped out of the vehicle by bystanders and the woman was lying near the car.

She was treated for serious injuries before being taken to Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital, with the doctor travelling in the ambulance with her.

The man, who was driving, was was treated for multiple injuries and also transported to the QE.

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