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Man arrested after crash leaves young child with 'life changing injuries' and baby hospitalised

A baby and a young child were among three people injured in a crash in Stourport on Sunday morning.

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The scene of the collision.

Police also arrested a man at the scene of the "serious collision" which involved two vehicles. Officers are appealing for witnesses.

The crash happened at the junction of the A451 Dunley Road and the B4196 at around 6.45am, and involved a silver Vauxhall Corsa and a black BMW.

A three-year-old child travelling in one of the vehicles was taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital with life-changing injuries.

A ten-month-old baby and a man in his 40s were also taken to hospital.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving.

The collision blocked the road and though vehicles were recovered, it was still closed there as of 1.45pm on Sunday while the scene was being cleared. During this time, motorists were urged by police to seek alternative routes until further notice.

The road finally reopened at approximately 2.15pm.

The road where it happened.

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

A spokeswoman for Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service added: "We were notified at 6.48am of an RTC on the A451 Dunley Road.

"Two appliances from Wyre Forest were sent to the scene along with an officer and, on arrival, discovered multiple casualties.

"Crews at the scene worked to make the vehicles safe and left the scene at 7.36am."

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