Lucky escape for motorist

 

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Monday 15th April 2013 – 4.00pm – Suzie Fothergill.  

A motorist has had a lucky escape following a road traffic collision on the motorway today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision between a car and a lorry near to Junction T3 on the M6 Toll shortly before 10.30am this morning.

An ambulance and a senior paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a car and a lorry that had been in collision. The car had suffered significant front end damage.

“The driver of the car, a man believed to be in his 30’s, was out of the vehicle on the crew’s arrival. The man was assessed and treated for minor injuries to his wrists and ankles before being discharged at the scene.

“Considering the nature of the incident the man was extremely fortunate to not have suffered more serious injuries. 

“No one else was injured in the incident.”

Ends

Notes to Editors

If used, images must be credited to West Midlands Ambulance Service.

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