A CHILD suffered life-threatening injuries after a crash in Stourport, West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) said. 

The crash took place between a BMW and a Vauxhall Corsa, at the junction of the A451 Dunley Road and B4196 in Areley Kings, Stourport on Severn, at 6.35am on Sunday morning (February 4).

A spokesperson for WMAS said: "Three ambulances, two paramedic officers and two critical care cars from Midland Air Ambulance attended the scene.

"Upon arrival we found three patients from the first car.

"First, a child who was a passenger in the car who was assessed and was in a life-threatening condition.

"She received advanced trauma care at the scene.

"A second child was assessed and had sustained injuries which were not believed to be life threatening.

"Both were conveyed to Birmingham Children's Hospital under emergency blue light conditions for further treatment.

"A man who was the driver of the first car was assessed and had sustained serious injuries which were not life-threatening.

"He received treatment at the scene before being conveyed to Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

"The driver of the second car was assessed and had sustained injuries not believed to be serious. He received self-care advice before being discharged into the care of the police.”

West Mercia Police said at the weekend a man in his 30s was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "We are appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision in Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire [Sunday] morning (February 4) involving two vehicles.

"Anyone who witnessed the collision and has information should call 101 and quote log 98i of today (Sunday 4 February)."

The collision blocked the road and it was still closed on Sunday afternoon while the scene was cleared and vehicles were recovered.