A DRIVER was seriously injured in a crash at one of the Black Country's busiest junctions today.

The crash happened at the junction of Birmingham New Road and the Black Country Route in Coseley just before midday today (Tuesday January 11)

The man was one of two drivers taken to hospital after the crash. He was rushed to the QE with serious injuries.

Police and medics attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 11.56am to reports of a road traffic collision involving two cars at the junction of Birmingham New Road and the A463 in Coseley, Bilston.

"Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a Critical Care Car from Midlands Air Ambulance attended the scene.

"On arrival, we found two patients, both men.

"The driver of the first car had sustained serious injuries, he received treatment from ambulance staff on scene and was conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further treatment.

"The driver of the second car had sustained injuries not considered to be life-threatening and received treatment on scene and was conveyed to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment.”