Tailbacks on M5 after crash

Thursday 23rd May 2013 – 2.22pm – Murray MacGregor.

Commuters on the M5 faced delays this morning (Thursday) after a two car crash on the northbound carriageway.

The crash happened between junction 3 and 2 at just before 8.00am.

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

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found an Alfa Romeo with rear end damage and a Peugeot with front end damage.

“The driver of a fuel tanker, which had stopped at the scene, had used his fire extinguisher on the Peugeot.
“Neither the driver of the Alfa, a 53 year old man from Crawley, or the 23 year old Worcestershire man in the Peugeot suffered serious injuries; both were discharged by ambulance staff at the scene.

“Traffic was held at the location while Highways Agency Traffic Officers removed debris from the carriageway.

“Ambulance crews were clear by about 9.15am.”




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