Birmingham & Black Country

Six hurt when refuse lorry overturns in Aston

Six occupants of a refuse lorry were injured when it overturned near Birmingham city centre.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Six Ways island, Birchfield Road, Aston, shortly before 13:00 GMT.

The driver, a 20-year-old man, was trapped with back injuries and taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Another man in his 20s suffered a fractured leg and was taken to City Hospital, as were two other men with minor injuries.

Two further passengers were assessed at the scene for minor injuries.

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