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15 November 2016, 19:28
Four men have been injured after a car hit pedestrians in Solihull this afternoon and then ploughed into a house.
Police were called to White House Way, Solihull just before 3.10pm following reports of a collision.
Four men including the driver have been taken to hospital, two of the men have sustained life threatening injuries.
White House Way, Blossomfield Road and Alder Park Road have been closed while the emergency services deal with the incident.
Chief Inspector Kerry Blakeman, said: "We are in the process of establishing the circumstances around today's incident and are speaking to a number of witnesses at the scene.
"Four people have been injured and we will be notifying their families as soon as we can.
"We are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and if they have not already spoken to the police to come forward."
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found a car which had collided with two pedestrians before hitting the porch of a property. The pedestrians, two men in their 20s, sustained multiple serious injuries. Ambulance staff and the two doctors worked as two teams to deliver advanced trauma care to each pedestrian at the scene before both men were taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. A doctor travelled with each patient to continue treatment en route.
“The driver of the car, an 18-year-old man, suffered lower limb injuries and required trauma treatment by ambulance staff at the scene to stabilise his condition. Once release from the car by the fire service, the man was fully immobilised and taken by land ambulance to Heartlands Hospital for further care. The passenger, a man, was given assessment at the scene after sustaining a minor shoulder injury, cuts and bruises but was discharged on scene and didn’t go to hospital.
“All three emergency services worked extremely well together to ensure each patient received the best care possible.”