Birmingham & Black Country

Man dies and 25 injured in Walsall bus crash

A man has died and 25 other people have been treated after a crash between a car and a bus in Walsall.

It happened near the County Hotel on the Birmingham Road at around 18:00 BST.

West Midlands Ambulance said the 34-year-old man died at the scene.

Eight people, including the bus driver, were taken to hospital while 17 passengers were checked over at a casualty clearing station set up by ambulance service staff.

Those 17 passengers were discharged at the scene, a spokesman said.

A man with a throat injury and a woman with a knee injury were among the eight people taken to hospital.

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