A WOMAN was taken to hospital with back injuries after a car was hit by a stolen Range Rover in Dudley.

The hit-and-run happened on Stafford Street - at the junction of Southalls Lane - at around 11pm on Saturday, May 1.

The driver of the stolen Range Rover, which crashed with a Hyundai, fled the scene before police, medics and firefighters arrived.

A woman in the Hyundai suffered injuries to her back and was taken to hospital for further treatment.

Dudley Fire Station tweeted that the road had been closed and wished the woman a speedy recovery.

They said: "One woman has been taken to hospital with back injuries and we wish her a speedy recovery."

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "We were alerted at 10.50pm last night (May 1) to a collision at the junction of Stafford Street and Southalls Lane, Dudley, between two cars.

"A Hyundai and a Range Rover were involved.

"A woman from the Hyundai was taken to hospital with back injuries but the driver of the Range Rover fled the scene.

"Checks on that car showed it to be stolen and it's been recovered for a forensic analysis."