FIREFIGHTERS had to recover a car which had crashed into a metal fence in Netherton this morning.

West Midlands Fire Service crews from Brierley Hill station were alerted to and attended the site of the crashed vehicle, in Pear Tree Lane, before 8am this morning (May 3).

The crew, alongside West Midlands Ambulance Service made the vehicle – a BMW – and the area safe.

They also tweeted out a warning of the large amount of surface water currently on the roads due to the heavy rain overnight.