Motorcyclist and car driver badly hurt after collision

A car driver and a motorcyclist have both suffered serious injuries after a collision

The crash happened on Avenue Road, Kings Heath about 11.00am this morning (Wednesday).

Two ambulances and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance crews found a car that significant intrusion on the driver’s door and a motorbike that was badly damaged.

“The rider, a 30-year-old man had suffered multiple injuries. He was assessed and treated at the scene by ambulance staff before being taken on blue lights to the major Trauma Centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“Ambulance staff worked as a team with firefighters to extricate the driver of the car in a complex operation. He too had suffered multiple injuries and was taken to the same hospital.”