THE driver of a car involved in a Dudley crash was taken to hospital with "potentially serious injuries."

The two car crash happened on Oakham Road at around 4.32pm yesterday (Sunday February 18).

Police, medics and firefighters rushed to the scene with the road closed off.

A man who was the driver of one of the cars was assessed at the scene and taken to the QE Hospital with potentially serious injuries.

The driver of the other car, also a man, was taken to Russells Hall Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 4.32pm on Sunday to a road traffic collision involving two cars on Oakham Road in Dudley.

"Two ambulances attended the scene.

"Upon arrival we found two men who were the drivers of the cars.

"The first man was assessed by ambulance staff at the scene and had sustained potentially serious injuries.

"He was conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further treatment.

"The second man was assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained non-life threatening injuries.

"He was conveyed to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment.”