FIVE people were taken to hospital after a two-car smash in Sedgley this morning (Wednesday).

The incident happened in Gospel End Street at 9.40am West Midlands Ambulance Service sent three ambulances and a paramedic area support officer to the scene where they found three adults and two children in need of medical attention.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “On arrival, crews discovered two cars that had suffered significant damage in the collision.”

Two men had been travelling in one of the cars and two women and two children were in the other vehicle.

One of the men received treatment for a head injury and was taken to New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton; while the other man was uninjured.

A woman thought to be in her 20s, who was driving the second car, was treated for a suspected broken wrist and given pain relief at the scene.

The female passenger, also in her 20s, suffered cuts to her head and also received treatment at the scene.

Two children, both young boys, were assessed and treated for chest pain.

All four were taken to Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley.