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Taxi crash with tree in Wolverhampton leaves six hurt

Thompson Avenue, Parkfields Image copyright Google
Image caption The taxi hit a tree along the residential road

Six taxi passengers have been taken to hospital after the car hit a tree in Wolverhampton in the early hours.

One passenger was treated at the scene for a suspected fractured leg and head and facial injuries, West Midlands Ambulance Service said.

A second man, together with two women, also suffered head injuries in the crash in Thompson Avenue, Parkfields, at about 04.45 GMT, a spokesman said.

Two other passengers were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The driver was unhurt in the collision, the service said.

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