AN elderly woman has been taken to hospital after a crash in Dudley.

Emergency services were called to Stourbridge Road at around 2.20pm today (May 24) to a crash involving a car and a lorry.

An off-duty paramedic came across the incident along with a non-emergency ambulance.

The woman was treated on scene and taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance said: “An elderly woman has been taken to a major trauma centre as a precaution after the car she was in was involved in a collision with a lorry. 

“The collision happened at just before 2.20pm on the A4101 Stourbridge Road in Dudley, close to the junction with Waverley Street. 

“An off-duty paramedic and a non-emergency ambulance that came across the incident stopped to provide care to those involved. 

“A single ambulance was also sent to the scene.

“Ambulance staff worked with firefighters to extricate the woman from the car which had suffered extensive off side damage. 

“After being assessed at the scene, she was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. 

"There were no other casualties.”

West Midlands Police is asking anyone who has information about the incident to contact the force by LiveChat on their website quoting log 2582 of 24 May.